Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Questions (254)

Niall Collins

Question:

254. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to re-examine the ban on bus drivers over 70 years of age; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14433/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The issue raised is a matter for the relevant public transport provider as the upper age of bus drivers depends on the criteria laid down by the policy of each company. I have no plans to examine the policy approach of individual operators at this time.