502 Kar 10:030. Instructor's License

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/502/010/030.htm
Published: 2015

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      502 KAR 10:030.

Instructor's license.





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 licensing of driver training instructor.


      Section 1. Each

person desiring to be licensed as a driver training instructor must make

application on forms furnished by the department. The forms shall consist of

sections dealing with the personal history of the applicant and include a

physical examination report signed by an examining physician.


      Section 2. The

driver training instructor license application must indicate the name and

address of the driver training school employing the applicant and must be

signed by an agent or representative of the driver training school. The

application must be verified under oath and signed by the applicant.


      Section 3. Upon

receipt by the department of a duly completed driver training instructor

application, together with a nonrefundable twenty (20) dollar fee in the form

of certified check or money order made payable to Kentucky State Treasurer, one

(1) set of fingerprints of each digit on right and left hands, three (3) one

and one-half (1 1/2) inch by one and one-half (1 1/2) inch identical

photographs which show full face view of neck and uncovered head, physical

examination report, including the results of an eye examination showing the

visual acuity of the applicant to be at least 20/20 in one (1) eye and 20/40 in

the other, or 20/30 in each eye separately with or without corrective lenses,

and showing that the applicant is not lacking one (1) functional eye, hand, or

foot, and proof of age and education, and the results of the department's

examination, if favorable, the applicant may then be licensed as an instructor.


      Section 4. The

driver training instructor examination shall consist of:

      (1) A written

theoretical examination prepared and administered by the department and

embracing subject matter pertinent to the care, operation, and use of a motor

vehicle on the highways, and to general safety principles and practices, both

for the purpose of testing an applicant's competency and fitness in the

operation of a motor vehicle and in providing classroom instruction.

      (2) The

department may also test the applicant for depth perception, peripheral vision,

and reaction time.


      Section 5. All

applicants who pass the instructor's examination and who are otherwise

qualified will be issued a driver training instructor license certifying the

instructor for both classroom and practical instruction and containing the

instructor's photograph, the name and address of the licensee, and the name and

address of the driver training school by whom he is employed.


      Section 6.

Should a license be lost, mutilated, or destroyed, a duplicate license will be

issued upon proof of the date the license was lost or destroyed and the

circumstances involving such loss, mutilation, or destruction. In the case of a

mutilated license, the surrender of such license is necessary. A five (5) dollar

replacement charge will be made for all duplicates.


      Section 7. All

expired, revoked, or suspended licenses must be surrendered to the department

at the time of expiration, revocation, or suspension.


      Section 8. Any

applicant who has previously been licensed as a driver training instructor but

has not been so employed within two (2) years preceding application will be

treated as an original applicant.


      Section 9. Any

instructor who has had his license suspended or revoked or any applicant denied

a license will be eligible to make application again six (6) months following

the suspension, revocation, or denial.


      Section 10. The

department will not issue a driver training instructor license to any applicant

who has been convicted of two (2) or more moving hazardous traffic violations

within the two (2) year period immediately preceding the date of application.


      Section 11. A

driver training school is required to notify the department, in writing, of the

termination of employment of an instructor or agent, or if there is any change

in the address of any owner, partner, officer, or driving instructor. (1 Ky.R.

1032; Am. 2 Ky.R. 123; eff. 8-13-75; 12 Ky.R. 1620; 1831; eff. 5-6-86.)