OL Application Requirements for a Traffic Violator School Operator License

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Traffic Violator School Handbook (PDF) – This handbook is currently under revision to incorporate amendments in statute and regulations.

The following are new laws effective September 1, 2011, that impact operator licenses:

  • A traffic school owner may also act as an operator, provided the owner has met all the requirements and provided the required operator application to the department.
  • A traffic violator school operator may perform operator services for more than one school under the following conditions:
    • The licensed traffic violator schools share a common owner, and
    • The licensed traffic violator schools share an established place of business, and
    • The operator shall possess a valid license for each school.

Traffic Violator School Operator License Forms and Fees

Forms

An application for a traffic violator school operator license consists of the following forms:

The following documents are also required as part of the application package:

Examination

Examinations are administered at Occupational Licensing Inspector Offices by appointment on Wednesdays. An application for a traffic violator school operator license will be given an exam as follows:

A written test that covers:
  • Traffic laws
  • Safe driving practices
  • Safe operation of motor vehicles
  • Knowledge of teaching methods and techniques
  • Traffic violator school statutes and regulations, office procedures and record keeping

Traffic Violator School Operator Original License Fees

Fee schedule (PDF)

An application must be completed within one year or a new application with all examinations and fees will be required.

The license to operate a traffic violator school does not include the right to give instruction.


Traffic Violator School Operator License Renewal Forms and Fees

Form

Fees

Fee schedule (PDF)


Traffic Violator School Operator License Modification Forms and Fees


Traffic Violator School Licensing Authority

California Vehicle Code. Sections 320 (a), 626, 626.2, 626.4, 626.6, 626.8, 1651, 1671, 11200 to 11222, 1803.5, 1808.7, 40509.1, 40512.6, 41501, 42005, 42005.1, 42005.3, 42005.5, 42007, and 42007.1.   The California Vehicle Code is available for purchase from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

California Code of Regulations. Title 13, Chapter 1.

Government Code.  Section 6157 (a) - (d).


Application Question s and Submission Information

Please refer to the Traffic Violator School Handbook for complete information. This handbook is currently under revision to incorporate amendments in statute and regulations.

 

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