|(a) Application for a driving safety school. An application
for a license for a driving safety school shall be made on forms prescribed
by the department and submitted to the department. The application
(1) include individual requests for approval for each
multiple classroom of the school. The applications shall be made on
forms provided by the department. The driving safety school shall
receive department approval for each location prior to advertising
or offering a driving safety course at the location; and
(2) include verification from the licensed course provider
that the school is authorized to provide the approved driving safety
or specialized driving safety course and that the school will operate
in compliance with all course provider policies and procedures.
(b) Verification of Ownership of a Driving Safety School.
In the case of an original or change of owner application for a driving
safety school, the owner of the school shall provide verification
(c) Purchase of driving safety school.
(1) A person or persons purchasing a licensed driving
safety school shall obtain an original license.
(2) The contract or any instrument transferring the
ownership of the driving safety school shall include the following
(A) The purchaser shall assume all refund liabilities
incurred by the seller or any former owner before the transfer of
(B) The purchaser shall assume the liabilities, duties,
and obligations under the enrollment contracts between the students
and the seller, or any former owner.
(d) New location.
(1) The owner of a driving safety school shall notify
the department in writing of any change of address of a driving safety
school at least fifteen (15) working days before the move.
(2) The owner of the school must submit the appropriate
fee and all required documents. A driving safety school license may
be issued after the required documents are approved.
(e) A complete application for the renewal of a license
for a driving safety school must include the following:
(1) a completed application form for renewal;
(2) a current list of instructors;
(3) a current list of classrooms;
(4) an annual renewal fee, if applicable; and
(5) any other revision or evidence of which the school
has been notified in writing that is necessary to bring the school's
application for a renewal license to a current and accurate status.
(f) Denial, revocation, or conditional license. For
schools approved to offer only one driving safety course, the authority
to operate a driving safety school shall cease if the course provider
license is denied or revoked or if the course provider removes all
authorization to teach the course. The license of the driving safety
school will remain valid for sixty (60) calendar days to allow the
school owner to obtain approval to operate under a different course
provider license. No instruction will be allowed until a new program
has been secured to teach. At the end of the 60-day period, the school
license shall be revoked unless the school will offer an approved
course. A current driving safety school license shall not be renewed
without an approved course.
(g) School closure.
(1) A school shall forward all records to the course
provider responsible for the records within fifteen (15) business
days of closure.
(2) The course provider shall provide the department
with written notice of a school closure within five (5) business days
after being notified of closure.
(3) The department may declare a school to be closed:
(A) as of the last day of attendance when written notification
is received by the department from the school owner or course provider
stating that the school will close;
(B) when department staff determine by means of an
on-site inspection that the school facility has been vacated without
prior notification of change of address and without approval of future
plans to continue to operate;
(C) when the school owner allows the school license
to expire; or
(D) when the school does not have the facilities and
equipment to operate pursuant to this subchapter.