For CDL Truck drivers, do they lift & move their own loads, or do dock workers do the lifting?
I don't mean the transporting; I'm specifically referring to the loading & unloading of the cargo. I have lifting restraints d/t back problems, & am considering truck driving for a job.
Asked By: Rony - 5/5/2006
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It depends on the company, the cargo, and the client. If you are a corporate trucker, typically the loading and unloading is done for you. If you don't want to lift or move your cargo, be a fleet trucker for a large corporation like Hospira, GE, or Honeywell, or even Walmart. They have people who do all that for you.
Answered By: Kadaj - 5/5/2006
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If you have a history of back problems, I recommend you don't become a truck driver. Sitting and bouncing around in a semi all day can cause back problems. I was a claims adjuster and had my own back injury in the past... More
Answered By: regerugged - 5/5/2006
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