The Superintendent of Public Instruction may promote and direct the establishment and maintenance of courses of instruction in automobile driver education and driver training in the public schools. For this purpose, the superintendent may employ professional and other personnel as necessary to give full effect to this article. There is hereby established within the State Department of Education a unit for driver instruction to be comprised of three consultants and necessary support staff. All necessary costs and expenses incurred for purposes of this section shall be provided for from funds that may be appropriated by the Legislature from the Driver Training Penalty Assessment Fund.
(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 924, Sec. 5.)