The minimum age to drive a HGV1 vehicle was reduced to 18.However, certain vehicles, e.g., steamrollers, require that someone be 21 years of age to obtain an operating license.
As is frequently the case in the United States, the laws vary widely by state.
Citizens under the age of 18 may not vote (to vote for senators, 25), be elected, obtain a driving license for automobiles or issue or sign legal instruments.
Crimes committed in Italy by minors are tried in a juvenile court.
In the United States as of 1995, minor is generally legally defined as a person under the age of 18.
Although in the context of alcohol or gambling laws, people under the age of 21 may also sometimes be referred to as "minors".