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Re: [IPk] 7.5 ton licence!



Thanks for the good wishes. I'll let you know how it goes for me with the C1
+E

On 6/13/06, Angela Tyson-Davies <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> Sounds promising, hope you get the go ahead.  Can you let me know the
> outcome of your lorry licence, im glad im not going to be the first to
> apply
> on the pump! Good luck with it all.
>
>
> >From: "steve baker" <email @ redacted>
> >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> >To: email @ redacted
> >Subject: Re: [IPk] 7.5 ton licence!
> >Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 17:53:22 +0100
> >
> >Yeah it takes a while, but you don't need any letter. So long as you are
> >fit
> >to drive you can drive.
> >I had my medical for driving a train today. I passed all the usual tests,
> >Weight, Height Hearing, vision ECG etc I then had about an hour long
> >interview with the doctor probing my knowledge and understanding of my
> >diabetes. It seemed to go quite well and the doc said he would let me
> drive
> >trains if he could Legally do so. I'll have to wait and see what happens
> >because it is to be decided by a panel of doctors with legal expertise.
> >Apparently it's all down to the interpretation of the word "Likely". As
> in
> >Likely to go white and floppy at the wheel. (although trains don't really
> >have wheels in that sense)
> >
> >On 6/12/06, Angela Tyson-Davies <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > >
> > > Thanks Steve, do you find it takes about 3 months to get it sorted?  I
> > > always end up with no licence for a month or 2 and have to get them to
> > > write
> > > a letter to confirm i can legally drive, just incase i get stopped!
> >Maybe
> > > its just because im a woman driver!!  I have found my control is now
> > > fantastic, i may have signed an agreement to say my Dr can take it
> away
> >if
> > > he thinks im not suitable but he would have to kill me first!  It was
> > > worth
> > > the fight to get it, i love my new life!
> > > Angela
> > >
> > > >From: "steve baker" <email @ redacted>
> > > >Reply-To: email @ redacted
> > > >To: email @ redacted
> > > >Subject: Re: [IPk] 7.5 ton licence!
> > > >Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2006 16:22:28 +0100
> > > >
> > > >I have the C1 + E and I don't expect to have any problems keeping it.
> >My
> > > >control has improved not got worse. I think it's largely down to the
> Dr
> > > >filling in the tick sheet. Mine is going through now, I'm sure It
> will
> >be
> > > >fine. I am also having medical for a shunter/ manouverer (train
> driver)
> > > on
> > > >monday!
> > > >
> > > >On 6/10/06, Angela Tyson-Davies <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Hi
> > > > > Does any body here still have there 7.5 ton lorry licence?  I have
> a
> > > big
> > > > > battle with DVLA every year when i renew mine and i was wondering
> >how
> > > >they
> > > > > will cope when i tell them im on a pump.  My biggest problem with
> >them
> > > >is
> > > > > that they dont like your blood to drop below 4 and you have to
> show
> >3
> > > > > months
> > > > > of results which prove this, im now finding that often before
> meals
> >im
> > > > > down
> > > > > to 3.8.  i always check my blood before driving but DVLA are not
> >very
> > > > > understanding, i know they are trying to keep the roads safe but
> im
> > > not
> > > > > looking forward to the responce i might get this year!!  I have a
> > > nasty
> > > > > feeling they might use this as an exscuse to take away my 7.5 ton
> > > >licence.
> > > > > Angela.
> > > > > .
> > > >.
> > > .
> >.
> .
.
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