I had an accident at home about two years ago and my left leg was amputated. I healed just fine and I’m doing good now but I want to get back into trucking. Can I do it since I am missing a leg? Anyone know how I can do this? Thank you!
Yes you can still drive a truck
Not a truck operator myself but, think of the skills you know/knew and the technicalities (physicality) of operating the truck, and then answer for yourself whether YOU know how to cross those bridges. Do you have a prosthetic leg with the range of motion necessary? Does your leg have the same or similar 'force feedback' as before the amputation? Could you pass a truck driving test? ~ Finally, I would think if any one factor limits your abilities, then maybe consider TEACHING others to drive trucks rather than doing it. The old line is: 'Those who can do, and those who can't, teach!' which is in no way intended to diminish anyone in any way. Good luck!
All the trucks are mostly automatics now so you have your right leg you should be good to go good luck in your future
Good luck praying praying for you
You need to pass the DOT physical
I seen a young man with 2 hooks no arms at all driving big rigg
If you can float gears, you're good to go, you only need clutch to start and stop.Also an automatic transmission ,no clutch.As long as you can pass a cdl driving test ,I've seen drivers for years ,with lost limbs. Also, you get front of parking lot parking at truckstop.Just put your handicapped sign in window.Go for it driver.You are the only limit to your success.
Talk to your Doctor!
Yes you can get a prosthetic and most company have automatic transmission Tyson definitely does