Traffic safety education course
- • curriculum
- • rules
(1) The Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Transportation Safety Committee, shall establish a curriculum for a traffic safety education course under ORS 336.800 (School course in traffic safety education). The curriculum shall establish standards for a course of instruction to be devoted to the study and practice of rules of the road, the safe and proper operation of motor vehicles, accident prevention and other matters that promote safe and lawful driving habits and reduce the need for intensive highway policing. The course shall include classroom instruction and on-street driving or simulated driving in a driving simulator. No pupil may participate in on-street driving instruction unless the pupil is enrolled in or has completed a course in classroom instruction.
(2) The department shall adopt by rule a procedure to certify that a traffic safety education course meets curriculum standards established under subsection (1) of this section.
(3) The department shall adopt rules establishing qualifications for a person to teach a traffic safety education course.
Note: 336.802 (Traffic safety education course) and 336.804 (Unavailability of traffic safety education course) were added to and made a part of 336.790 (Definitions for ORS 336.790 to 336.820) to 336.820 (Sanctions for violation of ORS 336.790 to 336.820) by legislative action but were not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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