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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation and Motor Vehicles
Agency 20. Department of Motor Vehicles
Chapter 40. Rules and Regulations on Accident Prevention Courses for Older Drivers
1/19/2020

24VAC20-40-40. Administrative Requirements.

A. Fees, if any, charged for a course shall be a reasonable amount to be approved by the commissioner.

B. Course sponsors shall provide instructors who have received at least twelve hours of training and who are competent to deliver the course; and furnish each instructor with all necessary materials for delivery of the course.

C. Course sponsors shall ensure that a record system is established and maintained of all course participants who are issued a certificate of completion; each record shall be maintained for a minimum of three years following course completion.

D. Course sponsors shall provide DMV with a list, in the format and frequency to be prescribed by the commissioner, of all course participants who are issued a certificate.

E. Course sponsors shall designate an individual as representative of the course sponsor, including address and telephone number, who is responsible for liaison with DMV, in order to provide efficient administration.

F. Course sponsors shall authorize DMV to audit course records and to monitor and evaluate any and all aspects of the course, including classroom facilities.

G. Course sponsors shall arrange for certificates of completion to be mailed promptly from a central location to course participants. Certificates shall be on a form which has been approved by the commissioner.

H. Instructors shall issue to each participant at the time of successful course completion:

1. A printed statement, which has been approved by the commissioner, explaining that the certificate of completion will be mailed from a central office, and giving the name, address, and phone number of the person to contact if it is not received, the anticipated date that it should be received, and procedures for using the certificate to obtain an insurance rate discount;

2. A student course evaluation form which will be provided by DMV;

3. Instructions which explain that the course evaluation form may be used for both positive and negative comments and should be returned to DMV at the address provided on the form.

I. Course sponsors shall provide the commissioner, upon request, with a schedule of class dates, times, and locations.

Statutory Authority

§§ 46.2-203 and 38.2-2217 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR485-50-8401 § 4, eff. October 28, 1984.

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