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Blood Sugar Levels: Trucking Through the Confusion

Dec
27,
2012
3

As the trucking industry continues to lure new drivers into the vocation with promises of high pay and an exciting career, the fact remains that with a pitiful average annual salary of just $38,000 and fourteen hour work days, a … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers with Diabetes – How High is too High?

May
5,
2011
11

Sites all across the internet are showing that qualification for a CDL truck driver requires a blood sugar reading of less than 200.  I would like for someone, anyone,  to provide me with the link to the regulation that actually … Continue reading

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The Killing Fields of Monsanto

Dec
1,
2010
5

As a follow up from the previous post, Senate Bill Seeks to Outlaw Home Gardening, I decided to look more into the agricultural biotechnology corporation, Monsanto.  What I found was a direct correlation between the growing health concerns of not … Continue reading

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Insulin Diabetes and the Commercial Truck Driver

Sep
27,
2010
3

Regulations surrounding the commercial truck driver seem to change daily.  Often, these new regulations and policies can be confusing, especially for those just beginning their career in professional truck driving.  As guidelines for medical qualifications become more strict, truck drivers … Continue reading

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Insulin Diabetes and the CDL Truck Driver

Nov
26,
2008
56

by Allen Smith There still appears to be some  confusion concerning whether or not persons with insulin diabetes are able to obtain a CDL license. For years, there was a ban that prevented those with diabetes who used insulin from … Continue reading

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