If you remember Johnny Depp’s movie “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”, I can certainly ask the same of the FMCSA. What’s Eating the FMCSA?, because a lot seems afoul with the new rule.
Randolph Rosarion M.D.
Board Certified physician in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)
Certified National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME)
Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO)
USCIS designated Civil Surgeon
Certified Examiner of Divers (Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society)
FAA designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME)
The purpose of this final rule is to facilitate the electronic transmission of MEC information from FMCSA’s National Registry to the SDLAs.
This proposed rule was published today 5/04/2015 and may very well be: The most important this year regarding driver qualification standards. The immediate link is available by going to Docket ID: FMCSA-2005-23151 […]
2001 NOLA.com article: “Loophole lets sick man drive, safety board says Bedell was certified despite heart, kidney disease report says”.
Do you have a question about sleep and sleep apnea in commercial drivers and the truth about the rules and regulations regarding OSA? Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Trucking’s Myths and Facts 03/21 by […]
The FMCSA has revised the instructions for reporting driver exam results in a bulletin sent to medical examiners on February 24, 2015. They removed the “Update to Previously Submitted Exam Report” […]