Re: Legal Driving Age?
James A. Sheckels (sheckej@EARTHLINK.NET)
Sun, 21 Jul 1996 14:54:38 -0700
The official policy document for the permit and the driving rule is the
Tours and Expeditions pamphlet, #33735. The current print of the Guide
to Safe Scouting also restates this policy.
>Have you checked the back of the Tour Permit form? Transportation rules
>are listed on the back of the form, including the following:
>Driver Qualifications: All drivers must have a valid driver's license
>and be at least 18 years of age. YOUTH MEMBER EXCEPTION: When
>traveling to an area, regional or national Boy Scout activity or any
>Explorer event under the leadership of an adult (21+) tour leader, a
>youth member at least 16 years of age may be a driver, subject to the
>following conditions: (1)Six months' driving experience as a licensed
>driver (time on a learner's permit or equivalent is not to be counted);
> (2)no record of accidents or moving violations; (3)parental permission
>has been branted to leader, driver and riders; (4)a 21-year-old
>licensed driver must be a passenger in the vehicle.
YIS, Jim Sheckels - I used to be a Bobwhite...SE 308-7 'email@example.com
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