When driving a vehicle for the driver there are several restrictions for health reasons. Index of cardiac health is not in the list of prohibitions on driving. However, there are a number of drivers for whom the change in blood pressure can be a ban on driving.
Norms of blood pressure for drivers
Change of indicators of heart health, an important indicator for drivers of vehicles of different ages and professions. As such, the ban on driving a vehicle in the list of diseases specified in FZ “About safety of vehicles” – no.
However, in some cases, change in blood pressure can be a ban on driving. This category includes bus drivers, who are required to undergo a medical examination before each departure on a voyage, as we are responsible for the safe movement, the life and health of passengers.
Each person has their own “working” blood pressure, at which it retains its normal ability to work. With age, the indicators may change, in particular in a big way. The law defines normal blood pressure on the walls of blood vessels upper limit is 140, and the lower 90 mm Hg. Middle and the best indicator of cardiac health is considered to be 120/80. If during the inspection the driver will be found hypertension in departure on a flight will be denied.
Hypotension may also affect the decision of leaving the driver in flight. Low blood pressure is accompanied by a number of unfavourable for the traffic management of symptoms. Fatigue, stress, severe dizziness, fainting – all of which can lead to loss of control of the vehicle.
Prevention and treatment of changes in blood pressure
The driver has to realize the degree of responsibility that lies on it while participating in road traffic. Timely treatment and prevention of the disease will help to cope with illness.
Prevention of hypotension and hypertension is:
- to reduce stress effects;
- healthy sleep at least 8-9 hours;
- a proper balanced diet, abstinence from fatty foods;
- moderate exercise;
- quitting Smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.
Should not go out in flight, if you experience discomfort and spend all day driving is not possible. If you experience the symptoms indicating poor health, you must consult a doctor to improve the condition and combat disease.