The licensee has been guilty of fraud or fraudulent practices in relation to securing for himself or herself or another a license to drive a motor vehicle.
A driver whose car struck an already dead body could not be charged under this section. State v. Yoder, 200 W (2d) 463, 546 NW (2d) 470 (Ct. App. 1996).
Restriction, limitation, suspension or revocation of instructor's license. 343.675(1)
The secretary shall deny, restrict, limit or suspend any instructor's license issued under s. 343.62
or refuse to issue a renewal for such license if the applicant or licensee is an individual who is delinquent in making court-ordered payments of child or family support, maintenance, birth expenses, medical expenses or other expenses related to the support of a child or former spouse, or who fails to comply, after appropriate notice, with a subpoena or warrant issued by the department of workforce development or a county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5)
and related to paternity or child support proceedings, as provided in a memorandum of understanding entered into under s. 49.857
The secretary shall suspend or revoke an instructor's license issued under s. 343.62
, if the department of revenue certifies under s. 73.0301
that the licensee is liable for delinquent taxes. A licensee whose instructor's license is suspended or revoked under this subsection for delinquent taxes is entitled to a notice under s. 73.0301 (2) (b) 1. b.
and a hearing under s. 73.0301 (5) (a)
but is not entitled to any other notice or hearing under this subchapter.
History: 1997 a. 191
Renewal no bar to revocation of license.
Except as provided in ss. 343.665
, in reviewing the renewal of a license, the secretary may deny or delay such renewal for causes and violations as prescribed by ss. 343.64
occurring during any prior license period.
Hearings on license denials and revocations.
Before the department denies an application for a driver school license or instructor's license or revokes any such license, the department shall notify the applicant or licensee of the pending action and that the division of hearings and appeals will hold a hearing on the pending denial or revocation. The division of hearings and appeals shall send notice of the hearing by registered or certified mail to the last-known address of the licensee or applicant, at least 10 days prior to the date of the hearing. This section does not apply to denials or revocations of licenses under s. 343.665
Loss or surrender of licenses. 343.70(1)
If any driver school or instructor's license is lost, it shall be reissued by the department upon application therefor accompanied by satisfactory proof of loss and a fee of $1.
If a driver school or instructor's license is suspended or revoked, the licensee shall surrender all licenses to the department and no portion of the license fee shall be refunded.
History: 1977 c. 29
s. 1654 (7) (a)
Driver schools to maintain records.
Every licensed driver school shall maintain the following records:
A permanently bound book with pages consecutively numbered setting forth the name and address of every person given lessons, lectures, tutoring, instructions of any kind or any services relating to instructions in the operation of motor vehicles;
A record showing the date, type and duration of all lessons, lectures, tutoring, instructions or other services relating to instructions in the operation of motor vehicles, and this record shall include the name of the instructor giving such lessons or instructions and identification of the vehicle in which any road lesson is given, including type of transmission;
A file containing a duplicate copy of every agreement entered into between the school and every person given lessons, lectures, instructions or other services relating to instructions in the operation of motor vehicles. No person shall be given lessons, lectures, tutoring or other services relating to instructions in the operation of motor vehicles until a written agreement in a form approved by the department has been executed by both the school and the student. The student shall be given the original, while the school shall retain and preserve the carbon duplicate thereof.
History: 1977 c. 29
s. 1654 (7) (a)
Rules for conducting driver schools; prohibited practices. 343.72(1)(1)
No licensee may agree to give refresher lessons, unless the student states that he or she has had previous driving experience.
No licensee shall agree to give unlimited driver's lessons, nor represent or agree, orally or in writing or as a part of an inducement to sign any agreement, to give instructions until an operator's license is obtained.
No agreement shall contain a "no refund" clause, but may contain the following: "The school will not refund any tuition or part of tuition if the school is ready, willing and able to fulfill its part of the agreement".
All records of agreement must include the following statement: "This constitutes the entire agreement between the school and the student and no verbal statement or promises will be recognized".
The licensee shall have a specific place of business described in the license. No licensee shall establish its headquarters within 1,500 feet of a department office where licenses are issued, nor within 1,500 feet of any headquarters where official road tests are given, and locations shall be filed with the department as part of the license application. Any change in address must be reported to and approved by the department.
All licensees must ascertain from state license examiners the route over which road tests are given, and no licensee may instruct in those areas.
Licensees shall not publish, advertise or intimate that a license is guaranteed or assured. The display of a sign such as "License Secured Here" is forbidden.
A driver school may display on its premises only a sign reading: "This School is Licensed by the State of Wisconsin".
Except as provided by sub. (8)
, the use of the word "Wisconsin", "State" or the name of the city in which the school is located, in any sign, firm name or other medium of advertising is prohibited.
All driver training cars used by the school must be identified by a sign on the rear of the vehicle stating that it is a driver school vehicle.
All driver training cars must be registered with the department with a brief description of each, including the make, model, registration number and type of transmission.
All driver training cars shall be equipped with approved dual controls so that the instructor can stop the car promptly. The department may inspect these cars at its discretion.
Any person who violates ss. 343.60
may be fined not less than $25 nor more than $100 or imprisoned not more than 30 days for each offense.
History: 1971 c. 278
; 1973 c. 218
Control group testing by department.
The department may exempt certain persons from one or more of the mandatory requirements of this chapter to establish a test group in order to compare this group with a group of persons not exempted from any of the mandatory requirements of this chapter. After comparing these 2 groups, the department shall determine what effect, if any, that a particular mandatory requirement may have on highway safety in this state. The department shall submit any findings in this regard to the secretary who shall include them in the report required under s. 15.04 (1) (d)