A driver license is important to have when you already ride your own car or motorbike. This means to ensure that you as a driver are trained to drive and responsible to avoid road accidents. A driver needs to be well trained whether it is for your own sake or when you need to drive public transportation that can lead to injuries and death. The importance of having a driving license also to authorize you to drive a particular type of vehicle. Every vehicle has different types of driving license that can be issued. The license also helps to find information to connect you and your relatives when you are in the case of accidents or crimes. Therefore, it is also important to have a driver license kept in your wallet.
A driver license is known to get expired ideally within 4-7 years. The reason why a driver license can’t be a lifetime like ID is to prevent fraud identity as the holder deceased and someone can assume their identity with it. A renewal on your driver license is needed for check up upon soft competency and hard competency of the driver, also as an effort to ensure the holder responsibility as a driver. A soft competency is a test for physical and mental. A hard competency test covers knowledge, driving skills, and behavior tested through theory tests, simulators and live practice. A person’s soft competency can be decreased, as for it is physical or mental health. As you grow older, then the possibility of decreased vision might happen and change your driving behavior. A driver database is also used for forensic use to search for someone based on the data when the holder is having a criminal issue as well.
Each country has a different kind of driver license template. The information included in the driver license is usually the basic information of the person. License for each country absolutely has a different driver license template and form depending on the state where it was issued. As an example, for Indonesian driver license, the template included photo, name, address, date of birth, height, occupation, driver license number and the date of driver license expiration and on the bottom is signature. As for each vehicle is different, the template delivers each class on top right side of the license card. Some countries also have the chip on it.