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7411.0655 COMMERCIAL PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR LICENSE.

Subpart 1.

Instructor license application; duplicate license.

Application for a new license or for renewal of a license to be an instructor in a commercial driver training school must be made on a format prescribed by the commissioner.

A.

The application for an instructor's license must be signed by the applicant and the authorized official of the commercial driver training school where the instructor is employed or is to be employed.

B.

The license is valid only while the instructor is in the employment of the commercial driver training school.

C.

When the employment of an instructor with the commercial driver training school is terminated, the license of the instructor becomes invalid and must be surrendered to the commissioner within ten days.

D.

The authorized official of the commercial driver training school shall notify the commissioner in writing within five days of termination of a licensed instructor.

E.

The commissioner shall issue a duplicate license for employment at another licensed commercial driver training school if the applicant continues to be qualified as an instructor.

F.

If the instructor attests that the license is lost, mutilated, or destroyed, the commissioner shall issue a duplicate.

(1)

The instructor shall attest to the date the license was lost, mutilated, or destroyed and the circumstances involving the loss, mutilation, or destruction of the license.

(2)

The fee for issuing a duplicate instructor's license is $5.

G.

An instructor may be licensed at the same time by separate commercial driver training schools if the applicant continues to be qualified as an instructor and holds separate licenses for each program.

H.

When an instructor's license has been expired over one year but less than three years, the testing requirements shall consist of an evaluation by the commissioner of the teaching methodologies for classroom, laboratory, or both, depending on the scope of instruction, before relicensure.

Subp. 2.

Instructor license in possession.

An instructor must be able to produce the department-issued instructor license at the request of a peace officer, the commissioner, or an officer authorized to enforce the laws relating to the operation of a motor vehicle on public streets and highways.

Subp. 3.

Renewal of instructor license.

An instructor license expires one year from the date issued and may be renewed on application to the commissioner. Application for renewal of the license must be submitted to the commissioner at least ten days before expiration, but will not be accepted more than 30 days before the expiration date.

Subp. 4.

Fees payable to commissioner.

Fees for an original, renewal, duplicate, and replacement instructor license must be made payable to the commissioner.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 14.388; 169.26; 169.446; 169.974; 171.02; 171.05; 171.055; 171.0701; 171.33 to 171.41; 299A.01

History:

28 SR 1167; 34 SR 767

Published Electronically:

December 1, 2009