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7410.4400 DETERMINING DRIVER ABILITY OR FITNESS.

Subpart 1.

Additional examination; reexamination.

The commissioner is authorized to administer other competency, physical, and mental examinations according to this part and Minnesota Statutes, section 171.13, as the commissioner finds necessary to determine the applicant's fitness to operate a motor vehicle safely upon the streets or highways.

Subp. 2.

Physical and mental examinations.

Physical and mental examinations are required according to parts 7410.2100 to 7410.3000.

Subp. 3.

Reasonable cause for reexamination.

The commissioner may, on a case-specific basis, require reexamination of a licensed driver to determine the individual's ability to exercise reasonable and ordinary control over a motor vehicle upon streets and highways if the commissioner has reasonable cause to believe the individual does not have knowledge of Minnesota traffic laws or cannot exercise reasonable and ordinary control over a motor vehicle.

Subp. 4.

Equivalent examination from another state.

If the commissioner determines or has reasonable cause to believe an applicant has not passed an equivalent examination in another state, the commissioner shall require examination of the applicant's ability to understand highway signs that regulate, warn, and direct traffic, ability to understand traffic laws, and ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and legally.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 171.04; 171.13; 171.165; 299A.01

History:

27 SR 465

Published Electronically:

October 11, 2007

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