TO REQUIRE THE COMPLETION OF AN APPROVED DRIVERS EDUCATION COURSE BEFORE A PERSON MAY BE ISSUED A DRIVERS LICENSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO MOVES TO THIS STATE WHO HAS A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE ISSUED FROM ANOTHER STATE THAT REQUIRED A DRIVERS EDUCATION COURSE BEFORE THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVERS LICENSE MAY RECEIVE A NORTH CAROLINA DRIVERS LICENSE.
Amends GS 20-7(b1) to prohibit the Division of Motor Vehicles from issuing an identification card, learner’s permit, or driver’s license to an applicant who fails to provide documentation of satisfactory completion of a driver’s education course, as prescribed by GS 20-88.1, or if licensed by another state, demonstrate that the issuing state requires a driver’s education course that has equivalent requirements.
Repeals GS 20-7(l) (Learner’s Permit).
Makes conforming changes to GS 20-7(m).
Effective October 1, 2011, and applies to any license issued on or after that date.
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