Disciplinary actions: Driving schools

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December 2015

Defensive Driving School — Bellevue, WA

  • Finding: Providing lessons that are not complementary and/nor contiguous.
  • Action: 3-Month suspension which is stayed pending no further material violations, and $750 fine.

November 2015

Zoom Driving School — Lynnwood, WA

  • Finding: Unlicensed instructors, falsification of training log, misuse of DOL credentials, use of unapproved instruction vehicle.
  • Action: 12 month suspension of license which is stayed for 36 months pending no further violations. Suspension of contract and examiner status for 3 years. $2,500 fine.

September 2015

Cascade Driving School — Michael Jackson — Olympia & Yelm

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Curriculum violations.
  • Action: Fined $1,750.

June 2015

Freedom Driving School — Anthony & Dana Davenport — Lakewood

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Curriculum violations.
  • Action: Fined $1,000 and 6 months stayed suspension.

Wake’s Driving School of Battleground — Ann & Molly Wakefield — Battle Ground

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Curriculum violations.
  • Action: Fined $250 and 6 months stayed suspension.

May 2015

Confident Driving School — David Gile — Vancouver

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Curriculum violations.
  • Action: Fined $750 and 18 months stayed suspension.

Cowlitz Driving School of Longview — Shawn Kaber — Longview

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Curriculum violations.
  • Action: Fined $500 and 12 months stayed suspension.

March 2015

Shield Driving School — Gene McNaughton and Robert Wilson — Seattle

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Examination violations.
  • Action: Fined $1,000 and 6 months suspension of examination agreement (4 months stayed).

Jesselton Driving School — Seattle

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Examination procedure violations.
  • Action: Examination contract and examiner endorsement suspended for 24 months.

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