4501-53-01 Definitions.

As used in this chapter

(A) "Authorized official" means any person who owns, or who maintains responsibility on behalf of an individual for, a corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, or an association for the facilities, equipment, instructors, site coordinators, and other employees of a motorcycle training provider.

(B) "Advanced rider course" or "ARC" means the advanced rider course approved by the department.

(C) "Basic rider course" or "BRC" means the basic motorcycle training course approved by the department.

(D) "Basic rider course-returning rider" or "BRC-RR" means the basic rider course for the returning rider approved by the department.

(E) "Basic rider course-two" or "BRC-2," formerly known as the "experienced rider course" or "ERC," means the basic rider course for the experienced rider approved by the department.

(F) "Chief instructor" means an instructor specially trained to conduct instructor preparation courses, instructor refresher workshops, and instructor evaluations, to approve ranges, and to conduct provider inspections.

(G) "Classroom" means any room within an approved provider facility, or under contract with a provider, in which students are taught motorcycle safety and education.

(H) "Classroom instruction" means the portion of a motorcycle training course devoted to teaching motorcycle knowledge which does not include the student's operation of a motorcycle.

(I) "Completion card" means a card, created by the department, that is issued to students who successfully complete any approved motorcycle course through an approved provider.

(J) "Department" means the Ohio department of public safety.

(K) "Director" means the director of the Ohio department of public safety as set forth in division (G) of section 121.03 of the Revised Code, or the director's designee.

(L) "Motorcycle endorsement" means any driver's license with a motorcycle endorsement.

(M) "Instructor" means an individual certified by the department to teach motorcycle training courses approved by the department.

(N) "Instructor of record" refers to the instructor hired by a provider or the department to teach a given course and receive compensation for that course. An instructor volunteering the instructor's teaching services, unless assigned by the provider or department as an instructor, is not considered an instructor of record.

(O) "Instructor preparation course" or "IPC" means a course of instruction to teach potential motorcycle instructors how to train the general public in motorcycle safety practices.

(P) "Motorcycle Ohio" or "MO" is the motorcycle safety and education program operated by the department as provided in section 4508.08 of the Revised Code.

(Q) "Private provider" means any private organization or corporation approved by the department to train the general public in motorcycle safety and education.

(R) "Provider" means both private provider and public provider.

(S) "Public provider" or "grantee" means any public agency or recognized training facility contracted by the department to train the general public in motorcycle safety and education.

(T) "Range" or "riding range" means an off-highway site designed for training riders that does not permit traffic to pass through the site during training.

(U) "Range instruction" means a portion of a motorcycle training course devoted to teaching motorcycle skills which includes the student's operation of a motorcycle.

(V) "Site coordinator" means a person designated by the authorized official of a motorcycle training provider to carry out orders and conduct the business and manage the provider's training program.

Effective: 04/21/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/02/2011 and 02/02/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4508.08
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4508.08
Prior Effective Dates: 9/26/03 (Emer.), 12/26/03, 2/2/06