Kansas Administrative Regulations

Regulation Number:91-5-1a
Article Title: Driver and Traffic Safety Education Courses
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Program approval.


91-5-1a Program approval. (a) To be eligible for program approval, a school shall be ac-
credited by the state board as a public secondary school, nonpublic secondary school, or commu-
nity 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 stu-
dent 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 ve-
hicle 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 com-
pleted in fewer than three days. (Authorized by K.S.A. 72-7514; implementing K.S.A. 8-272; ef-
fective 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.)