502 KAR 10:070. Training vehicle, annual inspection

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/502/010/070.htm
Published: 2015

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      502 KAR 10:070.

Training vehicle, annual inspection.





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.


      Section 1.

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;

      (3) Registered

with the department in the name of a driver training school;

      (4) Equipped

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

      (5) Equipped

with seat belts which should be used by both student and instructor.

      (6) Emergency

ignition-kill toggle switch on instructor's side, except for tractor/trailers.

      (7) Equipped

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.)