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Category: Commercial Driver Medical Examination| Rules and Regulations

DOT driver qualification rules and regulations based on Federal Motor Carrier (FMCSA) rules and regulations

The Commercial Truck Driver Using Insulin. What Are Your Options?

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For commercial truck drivers using insulin to control their diabetes, the FMCSA has a special Federal Diabetes Exemption Program in place for qualified drivers who wish to apply for an exemption.  An […]

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New Forms for 2014 DOT Physicals: Medical Examiner’s Certificate and Medical Examination Report Form

The Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published on May 10, 2013 by the FMCSA contained provision for a new Medical Examiner’s Certificate and new Medical Examination Report Form (DOT physical form). 1. […]

CDL Drivers Still Need To Keep a Copy of Medical Examiner’s Certificate Until January 30, 2015.

The Federal Motor Carrier’s Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced today the extension of the medical examiner’s certificate retention requirement to January 30, 2015, a one year extension.  Previously, after the upcoming january […]

The DOT Physical Examination

After you complete and sign your medical history form or “long form” a.k.a (Medical Examination Report For Commercial Driver Fitness Determination), a complete physical examination will be performed by your certified medical doctor as per requirements of The Federal Motor […]

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