Instructions:

If a citation was issued, fill in the citation # and then complete Viol. 1-4.

Definition:

The citation number which encompasses any violation issued.

Rationale:

This element is important for evaluating safety laws and enforcement practices. This information is not available from the driver license file.

Example

Accuracy Checks

  • If Driver Contributing Code indicates a citable offense, all issued citations should be listed under Citation Number and Violation 1-4 (Chapter/Section/Subsection).

Data Quality Audit Results

Report TypeAcceptableInconsistentInvalidEmpty
Local Police (electronic)57897.0%30.5%152.5%
Local Police (paper)59797.7%61.0%81.3%
State Police (electronic)58894.4%91.4%10.2%254.0%
Total176396.3%181.0%10.1%482.6%