A driver education program must not:
publish, advertise, or intimate that a driver's license is guaranteed or assured;
advertise free instruction;
duplicate or reproduce in whole or in part, for use in advertising, forms or examination material used by the state;
use the word "state" in a sign or other medium of advertising, except as permitted in this part;
advertise a location for instruction other than a licensed location or approved location;
advertise any temporary location without identifying it as a temporary location and without also indicating the address of the program's permanent location; or
distribute advertising material within 150 feet of a driver's license examination station, except as permitted in this part.
Program instructors may appear at driver test locations operated by the state with a student scheduled for an examination, in a program vehicle on which appear the markings and signs required or authorized in part 7411.0850.
Advertising for a driver education program contained in the department-produced Minnesota driver's manual is not subject to the distance restriction in subpart 1, item G.
A program may use in its advertising or on forms, contracts, and other materials, one of the following phrases, as applicable:
"This program is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety" if the program is a commercial driver's training school licensed by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
"This program is approved by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety" if the program is a public program with a certificate of approval or a private program with a certificate of approval issued by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
28 SR 1167
April 14, 2004