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. K