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CHAPTER 464-10   CERTIFICATION OF SPEED DETECTION DEVICE

OPERATORS AND INSTRUCTORS

464-10-.01 Forms of Certification, Requirements for Operator Certification. Amended. For the purpose of these rules there shall be four forms of certification by which an officer may become certified to operate speed detection devices as defined in the rules:

(a) VASCAR Certification-to be certified as a VASCAR operator an officer must:(1) complete a VASCAR Training Course approved by the Council and taught by a certified instructor; (2) meet the necessary certification requirements as approved by Council.

(b) RADAR Certification - to be certified as a RADAR operator an officer must:(1) satisfactorily complete a RADAR Training Course approved by the Council and taught by a certified instructor; (2) meet the necessary certification and re-certification requirements (to include refresher training) as approved by Council.

(c) Electronic Digital Speed Computer Timing Device (EDST) and Stopwatch Certification - to be certified as an EDST/Stopwatch operator an officer must: (1) satisfactorily complete an EDST/Stopwatch training course, as approved by Council, or satisfactorily complete a VASCAR Training Course as approved by Council; (2) meet the necessary certification requirements as approved by Council.

(d) LASER Certification - to be certified as a LASER operator an officer must:(1) satisfactorily complete a Laser Training Course approved by the Council and taught by a certified instructor; (2) meet the necessary certification and recertification requirements (to include refresher training) as approved by Council.

464-10-.02 RADAR Instructor Certification. Amended. In order that a person be certified as an instructor for RADAR speed detection devices, that person shall be a POST certified instructor and complete a RADAR instructor's course as approved by the Council.

464-10-.03 VASCAR Instructor Certification. Amended. In order that a person be certified as an instructor for VASCAR speed detection devices, that person shall be a POST certified instructor and complete a VASCAR instructor's course as approved by the Council.

464-10-.04 EDST/Stopwatch Instructor Certification. Amended. In order that a person be certified as an instructor for EDST/Stopwatch courses, that person shall be a POST certified instructor and complete an EDST/Stopwatch instructor's course, as approved by council, or be certified as a VASCAR instructor.

464-10-.05 Repealed

464-10-.06 LASER Instructor Certification. In order that a person be certified as an instructor for LASER speed detection devices, that person shall be a POST certified speed detection instructor and complete a LASER instructor's course as approved by the Council.

464-10-.07 Application for Certification. All applications for speed detection operator certification must be submitted within eighteen (18) months of speed detection operator course completion. Failure to submit an application within the required time frame will require the officer to retake the speed detection operator course.

464-10-.08 Repealed

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