TRUCK AND VEHICLE DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS

Purpose:

To establish the Policy and procedures that will insure all SIGN DESIGN & FABRICATION, INC. truck and vehicle drivers are qualified to operate Company trucks and vehicles safely. Any employee that is authorized to operate a Company truck or vehicle must meet all requirements of the Federal Highway Administration and State Government Regulations. Employee(s) that are assigned to operate any kind of vehicle that has a gross combination weight rating of 26,000 or more pounds are required to have a current, valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), issued by the state.

Qualifications:

The following lists the MINIMUM qualifications which must be met (and maintained) by any employee assigned to drive a Company truck or vehicle:

  1. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
  2. Applicants must be able to read, speak and write fluently in English.
  3. Applicants must understand highway traffic signs and signals
  4. Applicants must be able to respond to official inquiries and to make written entries on reports and records
  5. Is physically qualified to operate a motor vehicle and has no movement limitations concerning their arms, legs, foot, head, waist, back, hands or fingers.
    1. Has no established medical history that would interfere with their ability to operate a motor vehicle to include:
    2. a) Myocardial infarction, coronary difficulty, or any heart condition b) Diabetes c) Respiratory dysfunction d) High Blood Pressure e) Epilepsy f) Mental, nervous, or other functional or psychiatric disorder g) Arthritis, neuromuscular, or vascular disease
  6. Has the visual acuity and binocular vision of at least 20/40 (with or without corrective lenses), and the field of vision of at least 70 degrees in each eye.

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