Blood Pressure Update

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Patrick R.'s Comment
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Well...went to an actual dr today. 133/84. Appearntly since i have larger arms from lifting wieghts and such the place i was going used to small lf a cuff. So im good it seems. Calling prime tomorrow. Cost me $125 just to find that out lol

G-Town's Comment
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Well...went to an actual dr today. 133/84. Appearntly since i have larger arms from lifting wieghts and such the place i was going used to small lf a cuff. So im good it seems. Calling prime tomorrow. Cost me $125 just to find that out lol

133/84 gets it done! Good luck

Patrick R.'s Comment
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Well...went to an actual dr today. 133/84. Appearntly since i have larger arms from lifting wieghts and such the place i was going used to small lf a cuff. So im good it seems. Calling prime tomorrow. Cost me $125 just to find that out lol

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133/84 gets it done! Good luck

Thanks. Callin prime tomorrow. Hopefully they use similar machines as the dr and not the one i used origonally from the pharmacy lol

Tim E.'s Comment
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Couldn't someone get their med card prior to attending a school along with permit and endorsements?

Terminal Rat ( aka...J's Comment
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Quite a few companies still require you to do another DOT physical during orientation. Swift actually accepted the med card / physical I had gotten before orientation, I believe they do so if you used an approved facility and it wasn't more than 60 days prior. All I had to do at that point was to pee in a cup. LOL

JJ

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Turtle's Comment
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Great news. Glad to hear it.

Yeah Prime will require a physical by their own docs.

Please be sure to keep us updated as you go along. Good luck!

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Yay awesome news!!! And yet another victim for me to harrasd at the terminals hahah

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Turtle's Comment
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Yay awesome news!!! And yet another victim for me to harrasd at the terminals hahah

Be afraid..........be very afraid. Run lad! It's too late for the rest of us, but you can still save yourself!

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Jim's experience at Swift:

Quite a few companies still require you to do another DOT physical during orientation. Swift actually accepted the med card / physical I had gotten before orientation, I believe they do so if you used an approved facility and it wasn't more than 60 days prior. All I had to do at that point was to pee in a cup. LOL

JJ

I had an official DOT physical on my own to get hired at Swift. Then for my next physical I had to use a Doctor on their "approved" list. But in larger Swift terminals there might be a Health Center, where you can get your check up at no charge.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Tractor Man's Comment
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I checked with my Swift Recruiter prior to getting my Permit. She gave me several "Swift Approved" locations in Tucson. I made an appointment with the most convenient location. It happened to be an Urgent Care Center, close to my home. Never a question about my Med Card at School or Orientation. Still carry my original Card. I was never asked to take another Physical.

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