As an employer, is it legal to ask, “Do you have a current, valid driver’s license” on an employment application?

Asked on December 15, 2015 under Employment Labor Law, North Carolina


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

It's perfectly legal is driving is a legitimate part of the job. So if the employee may have to travel to client's or customer's offices, make sales calls, deliver items, pick up parts or supplies, etc. as part of his or her job--even if it's only a small part, so long as it definitely is part--then yes, they can ask this. 

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