Disciplinary actions: Driving schools

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December 2014

PSS Driving School — Puyallup/Olympia

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Examination Violations.
  • Action: $2,000.00 fine and 18 month suspension of the agreement to provide testing with 3 months applied and 15 months stayed.

November 2014

A-1 Driving School — Yakima/Goldendale High School

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Course Duration and Examination Violations.
  • Action: Yakima location received 18 month stayed suspension and $4,000 fine. Goldendale location suspended until March 2015.

B & B Driving School — Spokane

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Recordkeeping and Course Duration.
  • Action: Fined $3,000 and 2 year stayed (not imposed) suspension.

October 2014

Mohamed Warsame — Universal Driving School — Seattle

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline. Testing violations.
  • Action: School and instructor licenses revoked for 5 years.

September 2014

Jesselton Driving School — Shoa Wei Deng — Seattle

  • Finding: Examination violations.
  • Action: Fined $500 and 1 year examination suspension (11 months stayed).

June 2014

ID Driving School — Jia Zeng — Seattle

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined $500 and 2 year school license suspension (stayed for 2 years).

April 2014

Drive Tech of Ortin — Esther and Terry Bay — Orting

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline.
  • Action: Fined $1,000 and 2 year stayed (not imposed) suspension.

New Seattle Asian Driving School — LU Yu — Seattle

  • Finding: Failure to inform DOL of new school and branch locations.
  • Action: School and branch licenses revoked for 10 years and Driver’s License Exam Endorsement is terminated.

March 2014

John M Larson — Yakima / Goldendale High School

  • Finding: Instructor license surrendered in lieu of discipline.
  • Action: License surrendered for 20 years.

A-1 Driving School, LLC. — Yakima / Goldendale High School

  • Finding: Agreed Order in lieu of discipline.
  • Action: Fined $1,000 and 1 year stayed (not imposed) suspension.

January 2014

Coast to Coast Driving School (Sotiris and Georgeta Calagiu) — Kirkland/Seattle

  • Finding: Unlicensed activity, unprofessional conduct, fraudulent activity.
  • Action: School and instructor’s licenses revoked for 10 years, and Driver’s License Exam Endorsement revoked.
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