V C Section 11101 Schools and Persons Exempt
Schools and Persons Exempt
11101. (a) This chapter does not apply to any of the following:
(1) Public schools or educational institutions in which driving instruction is part of the curriculum.
(2) Nonprofit public service organizations offering instruction without a tuition fee.
(3) Nonprofit organizations engaged exclusively in giving off-the-highway instruction in the operation of motorcycles, if the course of instruction is approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and is not designed to prepare students for examination by the department for an M1 or M2 drivers license or endorsement.
(4) Commercial schools giving only off-the-highway instruction in the operation of special construction equipment, as defined in this code.
(5) Vehicle dealers or their salesmen giving instruction without charge to purchasers of motor vehicles.
(6) Employers giving instruction to their employees.
(7) Commercial schools engaged exclusively in giving off-the-highway instruction in the operation of racing vehicles or in advanced driving skills to persons holding valid drivers' licenses, except whenever that instruction is given to persons who are being prepared for examination by the department for any class of driver's license.
(b) For purposes of this section, “racing vehicle” means a motor vehicle of a type that is used exclusively in a contest of speed and that is not intended for use on the highways.
(c) (1) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to direct or restrict courses of instruction in driver education offered by private secondary schools or to require the use of credentialed or certified instructors in driver education courses offered by private secondary schools.
(2) For the purposes of this section, private secondary schools are those subject to Sections 33190 and 48222 of the Education Code.