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28-3161 - Application of student minor; instructor liability
28-3161. Application of student minor; instructor liability
A. A person who is at least fifteen years of age, who is attending school and who is not living or residing with the person's parent or guardian may apply for a restricted instruction permit issued pursuant to section 28-3155. An approved instructor of the drivers training program for which the permit is issued may sign the application in lieu of the requirements of section 28-3160.
B. The permit is valid only when the instructor who signed the application is in the vehicle with the permittee.
C. If the person is under eighteen years of age, an approved instructor assumes the obligations imposed on a person signing the application of a minor only when the instructor who signed the application is in the vehicle with the permittee.
D. The application for a restricted instruction permit shall include a statement that the instructor who signs the application understands that the instructor is liable for damage caused by negligence or wilful misconduct of the permittee while operating a motor vehicle when the instructor is in the vehicle.