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§391.11 General qualifications of drivers.

§391.11 General qualifications of drivers.

Guidance Q&A

Question 3: What effect does the Age Discrimination in Employment Act have on the minimum age requirement for an interstate driver?

Guidance: None. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. 621-634, recognizes an exception when age is a bona fide occupational qualification. 29 U.S.C. 623(f)(1).

Regulatory Topic: General driver qualifications
Effective Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997
Issued Date: Friday, April 4, 1997