(1) The Department may deny any application
for a Tester or Examiner's certification or cancel certification if the
applicant does not qualify for certification under these rules. Misstatements
or misrepresentations in the application may be grounds for
(2) Any Tester or
Examiner may relinquish a certification upon thirty (30) days written notice to
the Department. All forms, manuals, or supplies that the Department has
furnished, including certification and certification identification cards of
Examiners shall be surrendered.
The Department may cancel the Third Party Testing Program provided for in these
requirements in its entirety.
The Department may suspend or revoke a Tester or Examiner's certification upon
any of the following grounds:
(a) Failure to
comply with or satisfy any of the provisions of these requirements, the
Department's instructions or the Third Party Tester agreement.
(b) Falsification of any records or
information relating to the Third Party Testing Program.
(c) Commission of any act which compromises
the integrity of the Third Party Program.
Failure to fully cooperate with the
Monitor, including providing the Monitor access to:
(i) All Third Party Tester Program documents
(ii) Any facility
where testing is performed; or
(e) For the Examiner: driver's license
suspension, revocation, recall, or disqualifications.
(f) If applicable, failure to maintain a copy
of the student's OCRA issued thirty (30) hour classroom or online driver
training certificate of completion in the student's student file.
(g) Administering a skills test to a student
who did not complete the six (6) hour behind-the-wheel portion of driver
training at the Tester's Driver Training school.
(h) If the Department determines that grounds
for cancellation of certification exists for failure to comply with or satisfy
any of these requirements or the Third Party Tester Agreement, the Department
may postpone action and allow the Tester or Examiner thirty (30) days to
correct the deficiency.
A tester and/or examiner may appeal any
action taken in accordance with this rule pursuant to Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Ga. Comp. R. &
Regs. R. 375-5-2-.32
Rule entitled "Denial/Suspension/Revocation/Cancellation of Third Party Testing
Program Certification" adopted. F. Oct. 25,
2004; eff. Nov. 14, 2004.
Amended: F. Sept. 11,
2006; eff. Oct. 1, 2006.
Amended: F. Sep. 17,
2019; eff. Oct. 7, 2019.
Amended: F. Aug. 12,
2020; eff. Sept. 1, 2020.