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§ 7-414. Driver education courses

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Health and Safety of Students (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Education, § 7-414
§ 7-414. Driver education courses
In general
(a)(1) Each county board may offer instruction in the safe operation of a motor vehicle to high school students who are 15 years old or older.
(2) The instruction shall be given as provided by Title 16, Subtitle 5 of the Transportation Article.
(3) Each county board shall determine whether the course is an elective or a required course.
(4) The State Board shall determine what credit, if any, is allowed to successful students of the course.
Actual driving instruction
(b) The principal of each school that offers the driver education course shall arrange the time set aside for actual driving instruction so that it does not interfere with other school work.
Identification of vehicle and location of instruction
(c)(1) Each motor vehicle used for instruction shall bear the identification required by the Motor Vehicle Administration.
(2) If practicable, the actual driving instruction shall be conducted on private or public property that is removed from State roads.


Added as Education § 7-412 by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Amended by Acts 1979, c. 220; Acts 1983, c. 299; Acts 1983, c. 321; Acts 1986, c. 132; Acts 1988, c. 575; Acts 1995, c. 477, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 199. Renumbered as Education § 7-414 by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 16, eff. April 9, 1996.
Formerly Art. 77, § 90.
MD Code, Education, § 7-414, MD EDUC § 7-414
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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