DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed February 18, 2020, 3:07 p.m., effective March 20, 2020]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: WAC 308-108-155 establishes auditing guidelines and a cross-reference form for driver training schools to complete and provide to the department in order to convey compliance with the required curriculum that the department is mandated to develop by RCW 46.82.420
. It also sets forth guidelines for driver training schools in completing and furnishing the form to the department.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: New WAC 308-108-155.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.82.420
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 20-01-022 on December 6, 2019.
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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: February 18, 2020.
WAC 308-108-155Required curriculum.
(1) The required curriculum referred to in RCW 46.82.420
includes competencies to develop knowledge, skills, and awareness related to novice drivers. Training must include, but is not limited to, instruction on the following concepts outlined in the required curriculum:
(a) Rules of the road;
(b) Vehicle components;
(c) Vehicle handling;
(d) Driver behavior;
(e) Sharing the road;
(f) Attention and perception;
(g) Hazard and risk management;
(h) Vehicle maintenance/malfunctions and technology;
(i) Managing emergencies and adverse conditions;
(j) Respect and responsibility; and
(k) Vehicle technology systems.
(2) Driver training schools will cross-reference the required curriculum and the school's curriculum guide (WAC 308-108-170) on a form provided by and submitted to the department. When changes are made that affect the cross-reference form, the school must update the cross-reference form and submit it to the department.