Driver training; governmental entities authorized to test/train drivers employed by another entity. (HB530)

Introduced By

Del. Amanda Batten (R-Toano)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driver training. Authorizes governmental entities, including comprehensive community colleges in the Virginia Community College System, certified as third party testers to test and train drivers employed by another governmental entity or enrolled in a commercial driver training course offered by a community college. The bill repeals the prohibition on applicants 18 years of age and older retaking skills tests within 15 days. Current law authorizes such reexamination upon payment of a $2 fee. The bill makes immediate instead of contingent on federal regulations the repeal of certain provisions requiring an applicant to, after failing the behind the wheel examination for a third time, take a course prior to reexamination. The bill clarifies that no law or regulation safeguarding driver testing information shall be construed to prohibit (i) the possession, use, or provision of the department's driver license examination questions by or to any person for the purpose of administering a knowledge examination or (ii) the Department from making sample examination questions available to the public or the public from possessing sample examination questions. Read the Bill »


01/19/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Transportation Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100956D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/19/2022Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1 Department of Motor Vehicles

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