Anyone have a federal vision waiver?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Bonbon, May 14, 2019.

  1. Bonbon

    Bonbon Well behaved women rarely make history

    He delivers in the hood, with all of the above, lol. Anytime I've ever had to deliver there I always ask him how the hell he's not gotten hit. Literally the dumbest drivers in our metro area. And trust me...I would know, I get around...not like that...
     
  2. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Is there such a thing as a "waiver of demonstrated ability" where, I think, a DOT examiner rides with him to determine his ability to drive safely?

    Maybe a written endorsement from his optometrist and a demo ride with a DOT examiner would help.
     
  3. Seriously I wish I had words of encouragement
     
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  4. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    I would seriously pursue this and ask questions at the local DOT office. I do know "waivers of demonstrated ability" can/have been given for other medical issues.
     
  5. Bonbon

    Bonbon Well behaved women rarely make history

    I wish they did cuz they'd know he sooo safe. To get a waiver you have to have a letter written from your optometrist stating they consider you as safe as any other person with normal sight. Plus a notarized driving record from the dmv plus a letter from your employer saying they've witnessed your safe driving and want to continue to employ you. Plus a bunch of other :censored2:. Seriously....I've spent two full days running errands with him dealing with this :censored2:...my advice to anyone that ever has to deal with it?...memorize the :censored2:ing eye chart. Would have saved much trouble!
     
  6. Bonbon

    Bonbon Well behaved women rarely make history

    The problem is that UPS requires a Federal waiver. A local state one won't work. Some issue about delivering goods that cross state lines.
     
  7. Bonbon

    Bonbon Well behaved women rarely make history

    Thank God I just hit top pay
     
  8. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    All these years I thought the DOT was a federal agency. I guess I was wrong.
    If your husband is a pkg driver, does he ever go out of state?
     
  9. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    I don't get why only now it's a problem?
     
  10. Bonbon

    Bonbon Well behaved women rarely make history

    He is and no he doesn't but apparently it doesn't matter. He transports goods that come from out of state so a federal waiver is required.
     
  11. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    ...and, yes, I'm aware that each state has it's own DOT dept.
     
  12. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Where is Big Union Guy when we need him?
     
  13. Bonbon

    Bonbon Well behaved women rarely make history

    Ha! When you figure that out let me know. He told HR when he applied, he told the nurse during his first dot exam...now at his renewal it's suddenly a big deal.
     
  14. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    I'll find my DOT card and look.
    I could be wrong but I'm almost sure there is a little box on it that says "intrastate only".
     
  15. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Seems very odd?
     
  16. Heavy Package

    Heavy Package Active Member

    Good luck on your road test!

    https://www.found:censored2:.com/pictures/humor/blind-driving.jpg
     
  17. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    This guy did

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  18. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    Sgt Schultz from Hogans Heroes? " I see nothing!"
     
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  19. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

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  20. browndog123

    browndog123 Member

    Management turns a blind eye to most things. How do they still have a job.