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Rules and Regulations on Accident Prevention Courses for Older Drivers [24 VAC 20 ‑ 40]
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On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Motor Vehicles is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 24VAC20-40-10 -- 24VAC20-40-50, title of regulation: Rules and Regulations on Accident Prevention Courses for Older Drivers.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins March 18,2019 and ends on April 8, 2019.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Domica Winstead, Title: Senior Policy Analyst, Address: 2300 West Broad Street, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23269, Telephone: 804-367-1864, FAX: 804-367-4336, email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

CLOSED     Opened on 3/18/2019 and Ended on 4/8/2019

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 Comment Title  Commenter
Revise current regulation for driver insurance discount from a course length of 8 hours to 6 or 4 hr Joseph Haugh, Instructor, AARP Smart Driver Course  4/7/19  8:17 pm
Accident Prevention Courses for Older Drivers (24VAC20-10-40).    4/5/19  4:30 pm
Course Length of Driver Safety Courses Vernon L. Wildy, AARP  4/4/19  9:53 pm
AARP Smart Driver™ Course length reduction from 8 to 6 or 4 hours for repeat attendance    4/4/19  4:41 pm

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