RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 332
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 332.216 requires the
department to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the provisions
of KRS Chapter 332. KRS 15A.160 authorizes the secretary of the cabinet to
adopt administrative regulations to administer the cabinet. This administrative
regulation establishes the inspection of driver training motor vehicles used by
driver training schools.
Driver training motor vehicles shall be presented to any authorized
representative of the Kentucky State Police Driver Testing Branch at least once
a year for inspection.
All motor vehicles used to give driver training instruction shall have a
current safety inspection certificate issued by the department which shall be
kept in the vehicle .
The motor vehicle shall be:
(1) In a safe
operating condition, not more than ten (10) years old;
(2) Insured as required in KRS 332.204(1)(d);
the department in the name of a driver training school as required by 502 KAR 10:040
(4) Equipped with dual
controls on the foot brake, and on the clutch, if any, to enable the instructor
to bring the car under control in case of emergency. The driver training school
may offer instruction in both manual and automatic transmission vehicles;
(5) Equipped with seat belts
that shall be used by both student and instructor;
(6) Emergency ignition-kill toggle switch on
with outside mirror on both driver's side and instructor's side; and
(8) Owned or leased by the school.
Section 4. The full name of the
driver training school shall be prominently displayed on both front and rear of
such vehicle in letters at least two (2) inches high and in colors vividly
contrasting with the color of the vehicle.
(1) The driver training school and the driver
training instructor shall insure that all training vehicles are inspected
If any items in
Section 3 are found to be missing, or insufficient, the vehicle may be
determined uncertifiable, and the driver training school may be directed to:
(a) Correct any condition that renders a
vehicle unsafe for operation,
Have mechanical or equipment deficiencies corrected by a certified mechanic,
(c) Obtain insurance,
registration, or ownership of the vehicle in compliance with Section
(3) Any vehicle that is determined
to be uncertifiable shall be reinspected and have all corrections verified by
the Driver Testing Branch prior to being approved for operation by the driver
A Driver Training School Fleet Information form, KSP 118, shall
be submitted to the Driver Testing Branch within ten (10) days if:
(1) A driver training vehicle is added to the
fleet of a primary or branch office location;
(2) A driver training vehicle is removed from
the fleet of a primary or branch office location;
A primary or branch office license is
renewed as required by 502 KAR 10:040
Incorporated by reference.
(1) "Driver Training School Fleet
Information", KSP-118, 2022 edition is incorporated by reference.
(2) This material may be inspected, copied,
or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky State Police,
Driver Testing Branch, 1250 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday
through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and at any KSP regional driver testing
office. This material is also available on the agency website
kentuckystatepolice.org under driver testing.