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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION,
DRIVER AND MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICES DIVISION

 

DIVISION 162

SNOWMOBILES INSTRUCTORS/OPERATORS

 

 

735-162-0000

Qualifications

Any person who does not have an operator's license issued under ORS Chapter 807 may be issued a certificate to operate a snowmobile if they have taken a Snowmobile Safety Education Course that has been approved by the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division of the Department of Transportation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0010

735-162-0010

Certification Application

Each applicant for a certificate to operate a snowmobile who has completed the Snowmobile Safety Education Course must make application on a form provided by the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division of the Department of Transportation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0015

735-162-0020

Course Content

(1) The Snowmobile Safety Education Course shall consist of safety education including, but not limited to, snowmobile controls and safety equipment, proper clothing, safe operating procedures, snowmobile laws, and general information.

(2) Prior to issuance of an operator's certificate, the applicant must:

(a) Complete the Snowmobile Safety Education Course; and

(b) Receive a qualifying score of 70 percent or above.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0020

735-162-0030

Certification

The instructor shall forward to the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division of the Department of Transportation (DMV) the enrollment forms provided by DMV, listing each person who received and successfully completed the Safety Education Course. A certification card will be issued by DMV to each person listed on the enrollment forms. If a certification card is lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed, a duplicate certification card may be obtained upon application to DMV by the person to whom the certification card was issued.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; MV 8-1983, f. 10-5-83, ef. 10-15-83; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0025

Instructors

735-162-0040

License Application

Each applicant for certification as an instructor of the Snowmobile Safety Education Course shall make application on a form provided by the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division of the Department of Transportation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0035

735-162-0050

Requirements

To be certified as a Snowmobile Safety Education Course instructor, the applicant must:

(1) Be at least 21 years of age;

(2) Have a high school education or the equivalent;

(3) Have been recommended by a local snowmobile club or knowledgeable person from the snowmobile industry or the snowmobile association;

(4) Have a valid Oregon driver's license; and

(5) Have not been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor involving fraud, dishonesty, or moral turpitude as defined under Oregon Statutes during the three years prior to the date of application.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0040

735-162-0060

Testing

An applicant for an instructor's certification will be required to pass a written examination and vision test given by an authorized representative of the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division of the Department of Transportation. The written examination will consist of questions relating to:

(1) Snowmobile laws and regulations;

(2) Maintenance and operation of snowmobiles; and

(3) Snowmobile safety.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0045

735-162-0070

Certification

(1) An instructor's certificate will be issued provided the applicant:

(a) Has met the requirements as outlined in OAR 735-162-0050;

(b) Has passed the written examination as required by OAR 735-162-0060 with a score of at least 90 percent; and

(c) Has passed the vision test conducted by the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division of the Department of Transportation as required by OAR 735-162-0060.

(2) Failure to ensure that the requirements, as outlined in OAR 735-162-0020, 735-162-0030, 735-162-0050, and 735-162-0060 are met and maintained will be cause for revoking the instructor's certificate under the provisions of ORS Chapter 183.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 802.010, ORS 821.150, ORS 821.160 & ORS 821.190
Stats. Implemented: ORS 821.160
Hist.: MV 46, f. 9-10-71, ef. 10-1-71; MV 8-1981, f. & ef. 7-1-81; Administrative Renumbering 3-1988, Renumbered from 735-061-0050; MV 8-1983, f. 10-5-83, ef. 10-15-83

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