Deaf Woman Fights for Chance to Drive a Truck — And Wins
Frankye Helbig’s husband, Dorian, is a truck driver, and she thought she, too, could take a liking to that life. Perhaps they could get a long-distance route together, maybe even one day get their own truck and see America.
Matt Soergel | The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-UnionApril 6, 2017
Hearing-Impaired Can Obtain Ohio Commercial Driver License
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Office of Criminal Justice Services and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities have joined to develop procedures that allow the deaf and hearing impaired to qualify for a waiver that allows them to train and test for a commercial driver license.
Mark Williams | The Columbus (Ohio) DispatchJuly 7, 2016
FMCSA Waives Hearing Standard for 40 Drivers
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has waived the federal hearing standard for 40 deaf or hard-of-hearing people who want to get commercial driver licenses, the agency said Friday.
Timothy Cama | Staff ReporterFebruary 1, 2013