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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations for Chapter 375-5-3

375-5-3-.14 Responsibility for Employees.

(1) No commercial driver training school shall employ or otherwise engage any individual to give classroom instruction or behind the wheel instruction unless the individual has a valid current driver training instructor's license issued by the Department for that specific school.


(2) Qualified and recognized experts in the fields of commercial driver education, driver training, traffic regulation or Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations may give occasional classroom lectures without having a commercial driver training instructor's license, provided the commercial driver training school that secures the services of such expert notifies the Department in advance, indicating the name, address and qualifications of the expert, the proposed lecture date and secures the approval of the Department.

(3) Each commercial driver-training instructor employed by or associated with any commercial driver training school shall be deemed an agent of the school and the school shall share the responsibility for all acts performed by the instructor which are within the scope of his employment and which occur during the course of his employment.

(4) If a licensed instructor leaves the employment of or otherwise terminates his association with any commercial driver training school, the school shall immediately notify the Department, in writing. Said notice shall contain the following information:

(a) The name, address, and license number of the school;

(b) The name, address, and license number of the instructor;

(c) The date of and reason for the termination of his/her employment.


Authority: 43-13-8
Filed Date: 9/1/2004
Effective Date: 9/21/2004