SECTION .0200 ‑ REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOLS
19A ncac 03J .0201 REQUIREMENTS
(a) The Division shall not issue a commercial driver training school license to any individual, partnership, group, association, or corporation unless:
(1) The individual, partnership, group, association, or corporation has at least one motor vehicle registered or leased in the name of the school, which vehicle has been inspected by a representative of the Division and vehicle insurance certified as required by this Subchapter for use by the school for driver training purposes and driver instruction.
(2) The individual, partnership, group, association, or corporation has at least one person licensed by the Division as a commercial driver training instructor for that school.
(3) Each manager or owner‑operator of a commercial driver training school or branch shall:
(A) be of good moral character which is defined as not having been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude in the five years immediately preceding the date of application;
(B) be at least 18 years of age; and
(C) not have had a revocation or suspension of his operator's or chauffeur's license in the two years immediately preceding the date of application.
(4) In the case of a foreign commercial driver training school, recruiting in North Carolina, the school submits the following items to the Division:
(A) a copy of the school's license;
(B) a course description, including topics taught and the length of the course;
(C) a list of equipment available for training;
(D) a copy of the contract complete with the fee charged; and
(E) the names of the persons who represent the school in North Carolina;
provided, Subparagraphs (a)(1) and (a)(4)(C) of this Paragraph shall not apply to schools offering seminar training only.
(b) All commercial driver training schools recruiting in North Carolina shall submit to the Division a surety bond in the amount of thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) for schools offering courses of instruction of 160 hours or more and ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for schools offering seminar training only.
History Note: Authority G.S. 20‑320; 20-321; 20-322; 20-323; 20-324; 20-325; 20-326; 20-327; 20-328;
Eff. May 1, 1987;
Amended Eff. August 1, 2002; January 1, 1994; February 1, 1991.