502 KAR 10:030.
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 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.
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.
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.)