RS 32:1471     


§1471.  Declaration of policy

It is hereby declared to be the policy of this state:

(1)  To provide maximum safety for all persons who travel or otherwise use the public highways of this state; and

(2)  To deny the privilege of operating motor vehicles on such highways to persons who by their conduct and record have demonstrated their indifference to the safety and welfare of others and their disrespect for the laws of this state, the orders of its courts, and the statutorily required acts of its administrative agencies; and

(3)  To discourage repetition of criminal acts by individuals against the peace and dignity of this state and her political subdivisions and to impose increased and added deprivation of the privilege to operate motor vehicles upon habitual offenders who have been convicted repeatedly of violations of the traffic laws.

Added by Acts 1972, No. 697, §1.