4501-53-04 Instructor professional standards.

Each instructor certified to teach pursuant to this chapter shall maintain and convey the following professional standards:

(A) Provide training that conforms to standards of other persons certified to teach under similar circumstances;

(B) Wear proper riding gear while traveling to, from, and during teaching MO courses, attending MO functions, or whenever any MO logo clothing is worn. Proper riding gear includes helmet and eye protection that is in compliance with Chapter 4501-17 of the Administrative Code, sturdy over-the-ankle footwear, long-sleeved shirt or jacket, sturdy full-length pants without holes or tears, and full-fingered gloves;

(C) Maintain an alcohol-free and drug-free course environment;

(D) Conduct themselves in a professional manner, including appearance and behavior, and not discriminate in the provision of motorcycle training on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin;

(E) Provide instruction within the scope of the instructor's certification to teach in accordance with this chapter;

(F) Consistently demonstrate a standard of knowledge and competency that at least meets the minimal level required under the instructor's certification to teach;

(G) Report to the department any suspicion or knowledge of a violation of this chapter or the failure of any motorcycle training provider to conform to the rules of this chapter;

(H) Report to the department in writing within ten days of the occurrence of any of the following events;

(1) The instructor receives a moving traffic violation;

(2) The instructor is involved in a chargeable crash;

(3) The instructor is convicted of an offense that assesses points against the instructor's driver's license;

(4) The instructor receives any license suspension, cancellation, or revocation;

(5) The instructor is convicted of any criminal offense listed in this chapter.

(I) Refrain from misrepresenting the instructor's professional qualifications or credentials or committing fraud in conducting a motorcycle training course or in obtaining certification to teach;

(J) Refrain from conducting for compensation private training regarding motorcycle use on public streets and highways;

(K) Complete additional BRC, BRC-RR, BRC-2, or ARC instructor training as requested by the department, including the annual instructor workshop;

(L) Maintain a current first aid card and a current adult CPR card . Present valid, dated cards upon request and/or sign the annual application for verification of cards.

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