On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 05:46:33PM -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
> R A Bennell wrote:
> > Recent article in our local paper says that the average age of truckers
> > these days is climbing. Young people are not interested in the job and there
> > is a shortage of drivers. Expect things to get worse before they get better.
> Does a CDL require an annual physical exam, like a pilot's license?  It 
> seems like it should for truckers carrying hazardous loads, at very 
> least.  There was recently an incident where I-5 was closed because a 
> tank truck turned over after the driver had a heart attack.  Fortunately 
> he was able to guide the truck onto the shoulder before dying, or he 
> wouldn't have been the only casualty.

Think it's every two years in california.


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