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§391.11 General qualifications of drivers.

§391.11 General qualifications of drivers.

Guidance Q&A

Question 5: May a motor carrier lawfully permit a person not yet qualified as a driver in accordance with §391.11 to operate a vehicle in interstate commerce for the purpose of attending a training and indoctrination course in the operation of that specific vehicle?

Guidance: No. If the trip is in interstate commerce, the driver must be fully qualified to operate a CMV.

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