An examiner shall conduct the driver's examination in the following order:

(1) Ask preliminary questions and have applicant complete necessary forms.

(2) Give vision test.

(3) Give written (road signs and road rules) test. (Oral for illiterates.) If applicant fails any portion of the inside test, list the station, date, initial, and note portion of test failed on original copy of receipt. Make sure that applicant understands that receipt is not license to drive.

(4) Give driving test. The inside test must be completed satisfactorily before conducting the driving test. If driving test is failed, sign and issue "learner's license."

(5) Return applicant to exam station, fill in photo information form, and take picture.

(6) Validate "temporary license" and issue to applicant.

(7) If any question on the application is not answered, read it slowly to the applicant and record his answer. If he refuses to answer the question, explain that it is impossible for the state to grant a license until all of the questions on his application have been answered.

(8) If the applicant is under 18 years of age, the application is not complete and may not be accepted unless accompanied by one of the two alternative forms of the affidavit of consent provided by the division. The affidavit must be signed by the person and in the manner described in ARM 23.3.115.

(9) If the applicant is a driver education student who is 15 or 16 years of age, be sure he has passed an approved course.

(10) The examiner should be certain that the correct residence address is shown on the application, as we must be able, at any time, to reach all drivers by mail.

(11) If there is any doubt about an address or permanency, get a second address of relative, employer, or associate through whom the applicant may be located.

History: Sec. 44-1-103 MCA; IMP, Sec. 61-5-101 et seq. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 12/5/76; AMD, 1980 MAR p. 2/15/80.