SECTION .0500 ‑ REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATIONS FOR DRIVER TRAINING INSTRUCTOR

 

19A NCAC 03J .0501       REQUIREMENTS

(a)  A Class I instructor may conduct driver training in the classroom, on the field and on the road.  Each Class I instructor shall:

(1)           Be at least 21 years of age, have at least two years experience operating a Class A vehicle and hold a valid Class A license; provided, on and after April 1, 1992 each instructor must hold a valid Class A commercial license from his state of residence.

(2)           Not have been convicted of a felony, or convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, in the ten years immediately preceding the date of application.

(3)           Not have had a revocation or suspension of his driver's license in the two years immediately preceding the date of application.

(4)           Have graduated from high school and submit high school diploma or submit a high school equivalency certificate.

(5)           Not have had convictions for moving violations totaling seven or more cumulative points within three years of the date of application.

(6)           Have at least two years of continuous commercial motor vehicle driving experience within the previous five years from the date of application.

(b)  A Class II instructor may conduct driver training in the classroom and on the field only.  Each Class II instructor shall:

(1)           Not have been convicted of a felony, or convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, in the ten years immediately preceding the date of application.

(2)           Not have had a revocation or suspension of his driver's license in the two years immediately preceding the date of application.

(3)           Have graduated from high school and submit a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate.

(4)           Have at least two years of continuous commercial motor vehicle driving experience within the previous five years from the date of application.

(c)  A Class I or II instructor‑trainee may assist a licensed Class I or II instructor while his instructor's license application is pending at the Division.  The Division must be notified in writing within five days of the date the trainee is hired.  An instructor‑trainee of either class:

(1)           may work in that capacity for only 30 days from the date he is hired;

(2)           may instruct in the classroom and on the field only with a licensed instructor present at all times;

(3)           may not instruct or accompany students on the road until licensed; and

(4)           must wear an identification badge which clearly identifies the individual as an instructor‑trainee.

 

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; August 1, 1994; May 1, 1990.