(1) To ensure that an applicant or instructor meets the conditions set out in RCW 46.82.330
(2)(a), the department shall review the complete abstract of driving record for all instructor's license applicants and licensed instructors. For this purpose:
(a) A moving traffic violation is an offense listed as a moving violation in WAC 308-104-160
. The department will determine the number of moving traffic violations received by an applicant within a given time period based on the date(s) that the violation(s) occurred.
(b) A drug or alcohol-related traffic violation will be deemed to have occurred if it resulted in:
(i) A conviction or finding that a traffic infraction was committed for violation of RCW 46.61.502
(1)(b), or 46.61.5249
, or a substantially similar law, administrative regulation, local law, ordinance, regulation, or resolution of a political subdivision of this state, the federal government, or any other state;
(ii) An administrative action imposed under RCW 46.20.3101
(iii) An administrative action imposed under RCW 46.25.090
(1)(a), (b), or (e); or
(iv) Entry into a deferred prosecution agreement for an alcohol-dependency based case.
(2) The instructor's license applicant must submit satisfactory evidence of completion of a course of instruction as approved by the director in the training of drivers at time of initial application.
(3) For instructor's licenses that expire on or after July 1, 2007, each application for renewal of an instructor's license must be accompanied by proof of no less than eight hours of continuing professional development as approved by the director.
(4) Application for initial or renewal of an instructor's license is not complete until the applicant passes any examination requirement for licensure under RCW 46.82.320
(1) or 46.82.330
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.82.290. 09-21-093, § 308-108-080, filed 10/20/09, effective 11/20/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.82.290, 46.82.310, 46.82.320, 46.82.330, and 46.82.340. 07-01-069, § 308-108-080, filed 12/18/06, effective 1/18/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.82.290. 05-16-061, § 308-108-080, filed 7/29/05, effective 8/29/05.]