New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 15 - Department of Motor Vehicles
Part 7 - Prelicensing Classroom Driver Training And Highway Safety Instruction
Section 7.6 - Classroom and class size

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 51, December 21, 2022

(a) An approved school must provide a classroom which is clean, adequately lighted, heated and ventilated and free from any visible and/or audible distractions. Adequate toilet facilities must be available to all students. Such classroom must have adequate seating facilities for the maximum number of students enrolled in any such course with no classroom having a seating capacity of less than 10 students. The classroom must be equipped with adequate chalkboards or flipcharts which are clearly visible from all seating areas and with all other equipment necessary for adequate presentation of materials required by the commissioner.

(b) In no case shall any class contain more than 36 enrolled students.

(c) An approved classroom may be shared by more than one approved school.

(d) Upon request, schools shall furnish the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Education Department with class dates and names of instructors.

(e) An approved school must obtain permission from the Department of Motor Vehicles before it can move an approved classroom from one location to another location.

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