ECBB Curriculum:
Elective Instruction - Driver Education

Driver Education

The District hereby establishes driver education in the District as set forth in this policy, to help develop the knowledge, attitudes, habits, and skills necessary for the safe operation of motor vehicles.

Utah Code § 53G-10-502(2) (2019)

Age for Written Testing

The District shall provide each enrolled student the opportunity to take the written driving test, if requested by the student, when the student is fifteen years and nine months of age. Absent a student request, the student will take the written test at the offices of the Drivers License Division.

Utah Code § 53G-10-502(1) (2019)

Components of Driver Education

Driver education shall consist of both a classroom portion of instruction and a behind-the-wheel and observation portion of instruction.

Utah Code § 53G-10-501 (2019)

Classroom Training

The classroom training portion of driver education will consist of instruction, in accordance with the rules established by the State Board of Education, which will take place in class instruction held at the school outside of regular school hours.

Utah Code § 53G-10-502 (2019)
Utah Code § 53G-10-508 (2019)
Utah Admin. Rules R277-746-2 (May 8, 2018)

Behind-the-Wheel Training

The behind-the-wheel and observation portion of driver education will be provided by the District in accordance with the rules established by the State Board of Education.

Utah Code § 53G-10-502 (2019)
Utah Code § 53G-10-508(1)(e) (2019)
Utah Code § 53-3-504 (2006)

Funding

Driver education in the District shall be solely funded through student fees and funds from the Automobile Driver Education Tax Account. However, for these purposes, the cost of driver education does not include the cost of classroom space and maintenance.

Utah Code § 53G-10-503(1)(a) (2019)

The Board of Education will set the student fee required for participation in driver education in the District, which fee shall be determined by taking into consideration the costs associated with providing driver education which are not covered by reimbursements from the Automobile Driver Education Tax Account.

Utah Code § 53G-10-503(7) (2019)

The District shall submit to the State Superintendent, as required by the State Board of Education, all reports required to obtain reimbursement of driver education costs from the Automobile Driver Education Tax Account.

Utah Code § 53G-10-505 (2019)