Endnotes

  1. Act No. 526, Public Acts of 2002, p. 1.

  2. Office of Highway Safety Planning, 2001 Annual Report, “Total Federal Dollars Reported, OP,” p. 57.

  3. Ibid, p. 59-60. The “OP” in the title stands for “Occupant Protection.” (Codes and numbers confirmed in teleconference with Ms. Kathy Farnum, Office of Highway Safety Planning, 1/6/03.)

  4. Office of Highway Safety Planning, 2001 Annual Report, “Mature Drivers,” p. 51.

  5. Act No. 526, p. 4.

  6. Assumes average statewide sheriff deputy compensation to be approximately $70,000 annually, including salary and benefits. The comparable figure for a Michigan State Police trooper is $90,000. A detailed memo explaining methodology is available on request.