Disciplinary actions: Driving schools

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

April 2014

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.

July 2013

David A. Lauderdale, Reliable Driving School — Vancouver

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct — Sexual misconduct with a minor.
  • Action: Owner’s and Instructor’s licenses revoked for 10 years.

March 2013

A Driving School of Vancouver (Steve and Heather Kulin) — Vancouver

  • Finding: Operated without insurance and violated a previous Agreed Order.
  • Action: School license revoked for 3 years, and owners are prohibited from operating a school in Clark County for 3 years.
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