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54-5406.  DRIVING INSTRUCTORS — REQUIREMENTS. (1) Each person applying for a driving instructor license must complete an application provided by the division of occupational and professional licenses that requires the applicant to be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record from the jurisdiction from which the license was issued, a satisfactory fingerprint-based criminal history check of the Idaho central criminal database and the federal bureau of investigation criminal history database, a medical certificate and any required completed coursework. Licensees shall certify that they hold a current medical certificate at the time of license renewal.
(2)  Every new applicant for a license pursuant to this chapter shall have completed a board-approved apprenticeship training program of no fewer than thirty (30) hours of classroom instruction and fifty (50) hours of behind-the-wheel training. The board may waive, as a whole or either part, the apprenticeship for an applicant who holds a current, active and unrestricted equivalent instructor license from another state or who has the requisite training and experience as demonstrated in a manner established by board rule. Such applicant shall submit supporting documentation with the completed application and shall meet all other requirements in this chapter and in board rule.

[54-5406, added 2009, ch. 251, sec. 2, p. 767; am. 2010, ch. 145, sec. 3, p. 308; am. 2014, ch. 157, sec. 2, p. 441; am. 2020, ch. 213, sec. 6, p. 623; am. 2022, ch. 94, sec. 73, p. 329.]

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