Texas Education Code

Sec. § 1001.205
Requirements for Driving Safety School License


The commission by rule shall establish the criteria for a driving safety school license.


The department shall approve an application for a driving safety school license if the application is submitted on a form approved by the executive director, includes the fee, and on inspection of the premises of the school, the department determines that the school:


has driving safety courses, curricula, and instruction of a quality, content, and length that reasonably and adequately achieve the stated objective for which the course, curricula, and instruction are developed by the course provider;


has adequate space, equipment, instructional material, and instructors to provide training of good quality;


has instructors who have adequate educational qualifications and experience;


maintains adequate records as prescribed by the department to show attendance and progress or grades and enforces satisfactory standards relating to attendance, progress, and conduct;


complies with all county, municipal, state, and federal laws, including fire, building, and sanitation codes and assumed name registration;


does not use erroneous or misleading advertising, either by actual statement, omission, or intimation, as determined by the department;


does not use a name similar to the name of another existing school or tax-supported educational establishment in this state, unless specifically approved in writing by the executive director;


maintains and uses the approved contract and policies developed by the course provider;


does not owe an administrative penalty for a violation of this chapter;


will not provide a driving safety course to a person for less than $25; and


meets additional criteria required by the department.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 6.012(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 29, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 584 (S.B. 848), Sec. 6, eff. June 9, 2017.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 990 (H.B. 912), Sec. 6, eff. June 15, 2017.

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