Licensing and Registration Director

Administer state programs for licensing motorists and motor vehicles.
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Salary Range
~ $165,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Licensing and Registration Directors do?

Administers state program for licensing motorists and motor vehicles: Formulates procedures and guidelines for examining and licensing drivers and registering vehicles in accordance with statutes, rules, and regulations. Coordinates departmental activities, such as clerical, inspection, licensing, registration, and insurance and financial liability. Recommends legislative changes in vehicle and driver license laws. Directs compilation of statistics, such as accidents, fatalities and injuries, and driver characteristics. Directs investigations to resolve problems, such as financial responsibility, license revocations, and related matters. Confers with other state or federal agencies to coordinate safety and other traffic programs.

Should I be a Licensing and Registration Director?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Director, Licensing and Registration

    How to Become a
    Licensing and Registration Director

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