I Tried For Roehl And They Declined ?

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Kiefer's Comment
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I applied for roehl paid training . got my CDL class A permit prior to applying to them. I was about 5 days away from leaving my hometown to go to training and my recruiter called about something that the vice president of safty seen on my physical papers and had said they declined their job offer to me. They left me no details on what it was just said they couldn't except it. I have no DUI's ,no accidents , no criminal records ,Only one moving violation and I'm on only one medication currently for anti anxiety and that's for sleep, gabapentin. Had been in a detox center 6 months ago and have stayed sober since. I Had gotten that part amended on my medical history prior to applying . Anyone have insight or experience with something like this that could help me ?

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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The medication could be the issue. Trazadone is for anxiety and used as a sleep aid. Prime refuses that. Sometimes a company will suggest a change of meds then give you time to get stable on it before bringing you back.

Apply everywhere. Good luck

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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I applied for roehl paid training . got my CDL class A permit prior to applying to them. I was about 5 days away from leaving my hometown to go to training and my recruiter called about something that the vice president of safty seen on my physical papers and had said they declined their job offer to me. They left me no details on what it was just said they couldn't except it. I have no DUI's ,no accidents , no criminal records ,Only one moving violation and I'm on only one medication currently for anti anxiety and that's for sleep, gabapentin. Had been in a detox center 6 months ago and have stayed sober since. I Had gotten that part amended on my medical history prior to applying . Anyone have insight or experience with something like this that could help me ?

The medication could be the issue. Trazadone is for anxiety and used as a sleep aid. Prime refuses that. Sometimes a company will suggest a change of meds then give you time to get stable on it before bringing you back.

Apply everywhere. Good luck

The medicine COULD be the issue, but Gabapentin is Neurontin, not Trazadone. My brother in law takes it for neuropathy from diabetes, and it DOES make one drowsy.

Also, I'm wondering, with a 'THOROUGH' background check, the detox center may have showed up, and they decided to pass on that aspect, alone. (Which IMHO is sad; turning down someone trying to better themselves.)

Kiefer; have you tried here? : Apply For Paid CDL Training

Also, some good reads:

Best wishes; don't give up! Stop back~

~ Anne ~

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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I was just giving it as an example that all companies will have limitations. We are not allowed Benadryl due to drowsiness. Our safety department recommends only Mucinex and Comtrex for colds over the counter.

All companies can eliminate whatever they want. Anything that causes drowsiness can create a lawsuit after an accident.

Melatonin is recommended for sleep aid.

Wild-Bill's Comment
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It’s almost certainly the medication. The primary use for gabapentin is seizure control though they also use it for neuropathy and pain control. I just came off knee surgery and took it for a while for pain control at night. It definitely makes you drowsy. I can see that a company would be apprehensive about it. Apply everywhere and something will come through for you. If you find the medication is holding you back, there are probably alternatives you can talk with your doctor about. Keep us posted

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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It’s almost certainly the medication. The primary use for gabapentin is seizure control though they also use it for neuropathy and pain control. I just came off knee surgery and took it for a while for pain control at night. It definitely makes you drowsy. I can see that a company would be apprehensive about it. Apply everywhere and something will come through for you. If you find the medication is holding you back, there are probably alternatives you can talk with your doctor about. Keep us posted

Knee surgery?!~ Still driving/for whom?

What's up w/YOU these days?!?!?! Good to SEE ya!

~ Anne ~

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