New Mexico Statutes Chapter 22. Public Schools § 22-13-12. Approved driver-education courses

A. The state board [department] or its designated representative shall adopt and promulgate minimum standards for approved driver-education and motorcycle driver-education courses taught in any school in the state.

B. A driver-education or motorcycle driver-education course shall provide to students legally entitled to operate the type of motor vehicle involved, classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel or on-the-motorcycle training in the safe operation of the motor vehicle.

C. An approved driver-education or motorcycle driver-education course is a course of instruction certified by the state superintendent [secretary] as meeting the minimum standards for such a driver-education course adopted by the state board [department] or its designated representative.

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