“Medical certification determinations for such drivers are made by the examiners based on the examiner’s medical judgment rather than a Federal regulation or requirement.” FMCSA
This article originally seen in Fleet Owner talked about how technology is used to measure and help combat fatigue. Pioneering work has been done in the armed forces, sports with unlimited applicability […]
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has been notified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that New York chiropractors are no longer certified to complete USDOT Medical Examiner’s […]
FMCSA issues notice of emergency removal, de-certifying New York chiropractors from performing DOT physicals.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended DOT to take action, and in a joint FRA and FMCSA ANPRM the two agencies seek public input to address the prevalence of moderate to […]
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Medical Examiners may use either the current or the newly revised versions of the Medical Examination Report (MER) Form and Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC).
…That is, until further notice. On December 4, 2015 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sent a bulletin to all medical examiners informing them that the date to start using […]
+ Fed Med Card Recordkeeping Relief on Its Way – Article – TruckingInfo.com. Article from HDT Trucking Info via J.J. Keller regarding the Medical Examiner’s Certificate Integration Final Rule. ACOEM’s CDME also […]
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.
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 […]
it became more apparent that we really can not talk about OSA without talking about sleep in general, both from a consumer standpoint and from a more scientific approach.
CDC – Sleep Home Page – Sleep and Sleep Disorders. Sleep (Part I) According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), more than 41 million working adults get six or […]
Diabetes: Insulin v.s. Pills-Effect on Health (JAMA Study) & a ME’s Viewpoint on Commercial Driver Fitness Determination.
It is vital for patients to discuss all their medications with their personal physician. When it comes to diabetes more than 21 million Americans are affected. After hypertension, many of the commercial […]
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FDA approves “pacemaker like” device for Sleep Apnea. Implanted in the chest it stimulates the hypoglossal nerve to keep primary…