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|Eye tone:||Dark green|
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Some company's are pulling the BMI sleep Ap thing.
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Nov 26, 9. Intermodal Driver. The last guy I worked with was 5'6" and well overyet he was a great truck driver, the best grapple operator I've ever seen, loyal as hell to his company and just overall a great man. Nov 26, 7. More places are doing pre-work screenings or have rules I think prime won't hire above a certain weight or bmi but there are still a fair of places a big guy can get on.
My BMI is around If I weighedmy BMI would be I couldn't even imagine being that heavy, much less doing any kind of work. Oh hes about 6'4 and around lbs.
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He's a good man. He had no problem climbing up and down the ladder to get up to the grapple to load logs, nor any other operations involved in trucking. So, what does that say for people that are that extremely fat? Find Trucking Jobs. My blood pressure is higher, I get sick more often, it is harder to go up and down, I have more aches and pains.
I get my physicals done at my Dr. He is up to date on all the new rules for examiners, and he will not require a sleep study unless you have symptoms of sleep apnea. Dedicated Trucking. Not by BMI. It is an actual test that shows accurate s.
OTR Trucking. Regional Truck Driving. They need to lose some fat, however it needs to be done.
I'm 5'9" and and I'm nowhere near the biggest guy out there. Sorry, but no one can say that being fat does not affect the job - or your health. Sleep studies CAN be very expensive, but can be done for around Nov 26, 6.
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Mike'Nov 26, WHR would get rid of quite a few drivers as well though, body fat analysis would decimate many carriers. Flying FinnNov 26, Nov 26, BMI's are generally a good representation of overall body But, I am 6' and weigh and I have not heard anybody say anything to me about being overweight.
Body fat analysis is even better. ChromeDomeNov 26, HoosierHunter Thanks this. DonRobbieNov 25, Nov 25, 3. They are a cardiac event waiting to happen.
Just an uneducated guess. Flying DutchmanNov 25, Nov 25, 5. In order for you to receive the best possible offers, please make sure your answers above are accurate prior to submitting. No Experience Truck Driving. Solo Truck Driving. That doesn't sound like all that much, but I do notice the difference.
Moosetek13Nov 26, Nov 26, 8. Experienced Truck Driving. Then I had to get body fat analysis done for every physical. Nov 25, 1. The ones that have the steering wheel all the way up and forward, seat is fully down and back and still cannot get between the two should not be driving. Hazmat Driver. I understand that my consent is not required to get job alerts. Each company we work with has specific experience requirements for their drivers. My ideal weight is This is by a body fat analysis.
In the army they wanted Fat truck drivers to weigh It happened one time, the whole time I was in. Wait, employers can't reach you! I was talking to my cousin today who was looking into driving otr. Can you really be that fat, and healthy at the same time?
My understanding was as long as you have a medical dot physical card you should be fine to drive. By checking this box and clicking the "Send me job offers" button below. Nov 25, 4.
I told him to go for it but he was conserned that he was to fat to be accepted by a company. BMI is a joke, it is not a true measurement of anything. To prove that I was not over weight. If you can pass your physical, I say go for it. It is all hype, they may put a rule out on it in the next few years, but no rule is in place now. Just some company's are jumping the gun.
He curently works for a construction company pulling framless trailers.
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Local Truck Driving. Tanker Driver. That height and weight puts him at a BMI of I do know that Prime will not hire you with a BMI over 39 Most other companies WILL hire him, but he would need to have a sleep study done to make sure he does not have sleep apnea before they will hire him. Most are not.
Team Truck Driving. I told him id ask around to find out for sure. My BMI says I should weigh If I did I would literally be skin and bones, it does not take into for different bone or muscle mass. I would be a round lump of mass, and not good for anything.
BMI and neck size are not enough. Without your consent employers will not be able to contact with job offers, would you like to opt-in now? It is an actually accurate representation of obesity. BTW Moose. I am 6'1. Can't always judge a book by it's cover and neither should any trucking or insurance company.
Down under trucking: vast majority of aussie truck drivers are either fat or obese
I am less healthy because I am fat, no question about it. Nov 25, 2.
I am 6' and weighand I am about 20 pounds over my ideal weight.