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Driver Training Schools Regulations [24 VAC 20 ‑ 121]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation supplements and helps enforce the provisions of Title 46.2, Chapter 17 of the Code of Virginia, relating to driver training schools, by providing for adequate training of students through the establishment of various requirements, including, but not limited to, those necessary to (i) provide adequate training for students, (ii) protect student and public safety and (iii) carry out other established provisions of law. These regulations shall include but need not be limited to curriculum requirements, contractual arrangements with students, obligations to students, facilities and equipment, qualifications and other requirements for instructors, school ownership requirements, surety bond requirements, and financial stability of schools.
State Authority ยง 46.2-1703
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Patrick Harrison  / Acting Legislative Services Manager
Address: Department of Motor Vehicles
Post Office Box 27412
Richmond, VA 23269-0001
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)249-5115    FAX: (804)367-6631    TDD: (800)272-9268
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Submission of Required Documents in Electronic Format
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/02/2011.
Repeal existing commercial driver training school regulations and promulgate new regulations pursuant to recent statutory changes Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2008.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
10/16/2019 Completed Retain As Is