Is Driver License important?

Driver’s license is a mandatory component that must be owned by all motorists on the road, two-wheeled or four-wheeled. However, do we know the purpose of making our own Driver License?

Most motorists have a Driver’s License intended to avoid getting a ticket on the road. Even though more than that, the Driver’s License itself is legal proof that a person can be allowed to drive a vehicle on the road, with qualified abilities, so that it does not become the cause of an accident. A Driver License, hereinafter abbreviated as Driver License, is a proof of the legitimacy of competence, control tools, and police forensic data for a person.

Surely someone has passed the test of knowledge, ability, and skills to drive a motorized vehicle on the road. This is in accordance with the requirements determined by law number 22 of 2009 concerning road traffic and transportation. Continuing the discussion about Driver License, in chapter 4

The Regulation of the Chief of Police Number 9 of 2012 is further explained regarding the elaboration and purpose of the Driver License, as follows in full.

1. The legitimacy of driver competence is a form of recognition and appreciation from the Republic of Indonesia to test participants who have passed the theory test, skills test through Driver’s License, and practical exam.

2. The identity of the driver, as intended, contains the complete identity information of the driver.

3. Driver competency control, is a law enforcement tool and a form of driver accountability or the driver’s responsibility when controlling his vehicle.

4. Police forensics, as intended, contains the identity of the driver that can be used to support the investigation and investigation of traffic violations and accidents as well as other criminal acts.