Are Eyeglasses Or Contact Lenses Ok In This Industry??

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Josh R.'s Comment
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i have been having some vision issues only when i look at things that are not close to me i have a bit of a problem seeing names and numbers from a distance i will be getting an eye exam but will i still be able to do trucking if i do get prescribed glasses or lenses can i pass the DOT like that do companies still hire people with glasses ? im just curious to know

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.

Hiram E.'s Comment
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Hey Josh...eyeglasses and contacts are not an issue. Been wearing glasses my whole life and I use them when doing the DOT physical. As long as your vision is correctable to the minimums with the eyewear you will be fine. (The minimums are pretty darn easy)

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.

Josh R.'s Comment
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Hey Josh...eyeglasses and contacts are not an issue. Been wearing glasses my whole life and I use them when doing the DOT physical. As long as your vision is correctable to the minimums with the eyewear you will be fine. (The minimums are pretty darn easy)

thank you hiram that is very helpful i was wondering if it would affect me becoming a trucker im glad to hear it will not thank you.

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.

Josh R.'s Comment
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I went to get my exam today turns out i do need glasses glad i had an exam before the DOT

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.

Josh R.'s Comment
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I went to get my exam today turns out i do need glasses glad i had an exam before the DOT

thank god i had the exam before the DOT is what i meant

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.

Starcar's Comment
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Yup...glasses for distance vision when needed will really help you when driving. You may want to get your prescription in a set of sun glasses later on....you will need them. And when going thru the scales, if you have on sunglasses, they WILL ask you if they are prescription...TSB got a ticket for that last year...

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