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Agency 91

State Department of Education

Article 5.—Driver and Traffic Safety Education Courses

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91-5-1a. Program approval. (a) To be eligible for program approval, a school shall be accredited by the state board as a public secondary school, nonpublic secondary school, or community college. Each school shall make application to the state board for approval of its driver education program or motorcycle safety program before the initiation of instruction
(b) Each application for approval of a driver education program shall include the following:
(1) A detailed description of the proposed program;
(2) a statement of the specific goals and objectives of the program;
(3) a description of the procedures to be used to evaluate the program;
(4) an assurance that each instructor will meet the requirements of the state board for teaching driver education; and
(5) any other information required by the state board.
(c) A driver education program shall not be approved unless it requires that each enrolled student demonstrates proficiency in both of the following areas:
(1) Rules of the road; and
(2) proper operation and control of a vehicle while driving in varying conditions affecting vehicle operation.
(d) Due to the time required to adequately assess skills acquisition, a driver education program shall not be approved if the program is designed to be completed in fewer than seven days.
(e) (1) Each application for approval of a motorcycle safety program shall include information indicating that the proposed program complies with the requirements of K.A.R. 91-5-14 and amendments thereto.
(2) A motorcycle safety program shall not be approved if the program is designed to be completed in fewer than three days. (Authorized by K.S.A. 72-7514; implementing K.S.A. 8-272; effective Jan. 1, 1966; amended Jan. 1, 1970; amended, E-74-3, Oct. 5, 1973; amended May 1, 1978; amended May 1, 1979; amended May 1, 1980; amended, T-86-24, July 24, 1985; amended May 1, 1986; amended Dec. 18, 1998.)
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