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7411.1850 SUSPENSION, REVOCATION, OR REFUSAL TO RENEW INSTRUCTOR'S LICENSE.

The license of an instructor may be revoked, suspended, or not renewed for any of the conditions specified in this part.

A.

The license holder has permitted fraud or engaged in fraudulent practices with reference to the license application, in the operation of the program, provision of instruction, or employment conduct.

B.

The instructor has induced or countenanced fraud or fraudulent practices on the part of an applicant for a driver's license, instruction permit, or endorsement.

C.

There is evidence that the instructor consumed or permitted the consumption of intoxicating beverages on the program premises or in an education vehicle.

D.

The instructor failed to keep or has been repeatedly late for appointments with students without good reason.

E.

The instructor has delayed the start or completion of instruction without good reason.

F.

The instructor has provided instruction in a way that adversely affects the student's education or public safety and that substantially departs from commonly accepted practices used by other driver education instructors.

G.

The instructor has encouraged a student to continue indefinite instruction beyond the point the student is capable of passing a driver's license, permit, or endorsement examination or it can easily be determined that the student, for one reason or another, could never pass an examination. A question about the competency of the student or the number of hours of instruction must be referred in writing to the commissioner.

H.

The instructor failed to comply with the requirements for instructors in this chapter and Minnesota Statutes, chapters 169 and 171.

I.

The instructor permitted, aided, or abetted the commission of an illegal act in the operation of the program or in employment conduct.

J.

The instructor engaged in conduct within the operation of the program or in the employment within the program, that is likely to harm the public or a student or that demonstrated a willful or careless disregard for the health or safety of other persons or students.

K.

The program or an instructor has committed serious or repeated violations of the requirements of a statute, rule, or correction order.

L.

The program or an instructor has allowed the alteration or illegal use of a license or certificate of approval.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 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

Published Electronically:

April 14, 2004