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6 Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure For The DOT Physical

The DOT physical has stringent blood pressure requirements. Here are 6 ways to lower your blood pressure for the DOT physical

What Happens If I Fail A DOT Drug Or Alcohol Test?

What do you have to do when you fail or refuse a DOT drug test? Here is the return-to-duty process explained simply.

Are Self-Driving Vehicles Really Going To Take Truckers Jobs?

Are autonomous vehicles going to start taking jobs away from truck drivers? Is the technology ready for widespread deployment? Are people ready for it?

Lowering Your Blood Pressure For The DOT Physical

There are a number of things you can do to lower your blood pressure in the short term like leading up to your physical, and long term for good health.

High Blood Pressure And Its Effect On Your Driving Career

There are many drivers out there today that have issues keeping their blood pressure under control. We'll cover the DOT regulations here.

What Is Per Diem Pay For Truck Drivers?

Truck drivers often receive per diem pay each week which is technically a meal expense reimbursement. We'll cover all of the details about per diem here.

What Is A DAC Report And How Will It Affect Your Job Opportunities?

The DAC report is a background check used by trucking companies to help determine whether or not a driver is a good candidate for hire.

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