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Aspire Truck Driving School
1202 Richardson Drive, Suite 318 - Richardson, TX 75080
FMCSA currently has exemption programs for vision and insulin-treated diabetes mellitus, and offers a certificate program for drivers with limb impairments. FMCSA also has a special certification program for drivers with missing and/or impaired limbs.
The truck driver must be medically qualified to not only drive the vehicle safely, but also to do pre and post trip safety inspections, secure the load and make sure it has not shifted.
By regulation, Specific Medically Disqualifying Conditions Found Under 49 CFR 391.41 are Hearing Loss, Vision Loss, Epilepsy and Insulin Use.
Drivers who require a Diabetes or Vision exemption to safely drive a CMV in addition to those pre-printed on the certification form are disqualified until they receive such an exemption.
This information was taken directly from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) page. For further details on medical conditions, please go their website https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/medical
Be at least 21 years of age (Requirement specific to Aspire Truck Driving School)