WSR 10-19-096

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed September 20, 2010, 9:11 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 10-15-079.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-104-022 Warning letters for drivers age eighteen through twenty-one.

Hearing Location(s): Highways-Licenses Building, Conference Room 413, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA (check in at counter on first floor), on October 26, 2010, at 3:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 27, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: Clark J. Holloway, P.O. Box 9030, Olympia, WA 98507-9030, e-mail cholloway@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-8351, by October 25, 2010.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Clark J. Holloway by October 25, 2010, TTY (360) 664-0116.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Adding a new section to chapter 308-104 WAC, WAC 308-104-022, to permit the department to send a letter to drivers age eighteen through twenty-one who have received a moving traffic violation warning them of the risk of crash involvement.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Statistics indicate that drivers who have received infractions and citations for moving traffic violations have a greater chance of being involved in an automobile crash, and that young drivers are at a greater risk for crash involvement.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.01.110.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 46.52.120.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Clark J. Holloway, Highways-Licenses Building, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-3846; Implementation and Enforcement: Doron Maniece, Highways-Licenses Building, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-3850.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. A small business economic impact statement is not required pursuant to RCW 19.85.025(3).

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this proposed rule under the provisions of RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(i).

September 20, 2010

Walt Fahrer

Rules Coordinator


NEW SECTION
WAC 308-104-022   Warning letters for drivers age eighteen through twenty-one.   The department may mail a letter to drivers age eighteen through twenty-one who have been convicted of or found to have committed a moving traffic violation as listed in WAC 308-104-160 warning them of the risk of crash involvement.

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