Classwork may only be conducted in locations approved by the Division of Motor Vehicles.  The classroom facility shall meet the following minimum requirements:

(1)           a minimum overall size of not less than 120 square feet (which includes at least 70 square feet for the instructor and his equipment and at least 12 square feet for each student);

(2)           lighting, heating, and ventilation systems that are in compliance with all state and local laws and ordinances including, but not limited to, zoning, public health, safety, and sanitation;

(3)           seats and writing surfaces for all students; blackboards visible from all seats; charts, diagrams, mock‑ups and pictures relating to the operation of motor vehicles, traffic laws, physical forces, and correct driving procedures; a copy of the Driver's Handbook published by the Division for each student; and a textbook from the approved list for each student; and

(4)           restroom facilities sufficient for the class size must be provided.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20‑322 through 20‑324;

Eff. July 2, 1979;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1993; November 1, 1991; April 1, 1989; June 1, 1982.