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

Answer 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 »

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How do I sleep in a moving tractor& trailer?

Switch DriversAsk the other member of your driving team if he is tired. If the other driver can drive, allow him to get behind the wheel of the tractor and trailer and begin on the designated route... Read More »

Can a person with diabetes drive a tractor trailer?

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 »

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 »

What are the causes of sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common disorder where a person stops breathing or experiences shallow breathing throughout the night. This breathing pattern disrupts the sleep process so the oxygen supply to the... Read More »