502 KAR 10:070.
Training vehicle, annual inspection.
RELATES TO: KRS
AUTHORITY: KRS 15A.160, 332.100
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 15A.160 and 332.100 provide that the Secretary of
the Justice Cabinet in cooperation with the Commissioner, Department of State
Police, may adopt such administrative regulations necessary to carry out the
provisions of KRS Chapter 332. This administrative regulation establishes the
department's policy regarding the annual inspection of driver training vehicles
utilized by driver training schools.
Driver training motor vehicles shall be presented to any authorized
representative of the State Police Driver Testing Section for inspection at
least once a year for inspection.
Section 2. All
motor vehicles used to give driver training instruction shall have a current
safety inspection certificate issued by the department which shall be kept in
the glove compartment.
Section 3. In
order to be approved the motor vehicle shall be:
(1) In a safe
operating condition, not more than five (5) years old, except that
truck/tractors shall not be more than ten (10) years old for on-the-road
instruction and fifteen (15) years old for off-the-road instruction;
(2) Insured as
required in KRS 332.030;
with the department in the name of a driver training school;
with dual controls on the foot brake, and on the clutch, if any, which will
enable the instructor to bring the car under control in case of emergency. Dual
controls are not required on a truck/tractor. In addition, it is suggested that
the driver training school offer instruction in both manual gear shift and
automatic transmission vehicles; and
with seat belts which should be used by both student and instructor.
ignition-kill toggle switch on instructor's side, except for tractor/trailers.
with outside mirror on both driver's side and instructor's side.
(8) Owned or
leased by the school.
Section 4. The
full name of the driver training school shall be prominently displayed on both
front and rear of such vehicle in letters at least two (2) inches high and in
colors vividly contrasting with the color of the vehicle.
Section 5. It
shall be the responsibility of the driver training school and the duty of the
driver training instructor to insure that the vehicle is inspected annually.
Section 6. It
shall be the responsibility of the school to furnish written notice any time a
vehicle is added to or deleted from the school's motor vehicle fleet.
(PSfty-DTS-4; 1 Ky.R. 1034; eff. 6-11-75; Am. 12 Ky.R. 1625; eff. 5-6-86.)