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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

What FMCSA Requires of Certified Medical Examiners

Part II If you are a medical examiner who performs commercial driver physicals, have you reviewed your contract with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) lately?  Most likely you have invested time […]

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FMCSA NPR Qualification of Drivers; Diabetes Standard- My Comments

“Also, the FMCSA has no jurisdiction on the TC, but can audit, sanction, and remove MEs who certify drivers improperly on a repeated basis. The purpose of the NRCME was to create a group of examiners trained and knowledgeable with the demands of commercial driving, FMCSA regulations and how CMV drivers physical examination and medical conditions affect safe driving and public safety. The FMCSA needs to give MEs the tools they need to properly evaluate the CMV driver on insulin so that the ME will not have to rely on the “hearsay” of the TC. “

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