Can a person with diabetes drive a tractor trailer?

Answer On One Hand: Diabetics Can DriveAccording to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetics can drive under certain conditions. Assuming that a diabetic's blood-glucose level is stable and snac... Read More »

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Can i drive a tractor trailer if I have sleep apnea?

On One Hand: Driving SafetySleep apnea may cause excessive sleepiness during the day. The likelihood of a motor vehicle accident is increased by two to four times. Operating a motor vehicle, especi... Read More »

How Many Hours a Week Can a Local Tractor Trailer Driver Drive?

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Administration regulates tractor trailer trucks. Motor carrier companies are prohibited from allowing a driver to operate a vehicle for... Read More »

How tall is a tractor trailer?

The average height of a tractor trailer is 13 feet, 6 inches. Trucks higher than that risk the chance of hitting an overpass and possibly damaging both the truck and overpass. Tractor trailers that... Read More »

What is the horsepower of a tractor trailer?

The horsepower of a semi-truck varies by manufacturer and engine. Typically, it's between about 340 hp and 500 hp in modern trucks. Older models may have lower horsepower and some special-purpose r... Read More »