On June 22, 2018 FMCSA restored partial functionality to the NRCME Website which allows medical examiners to submit driver examinations. The site has been down for about six months prior to that, due […]
Medical Examiners Should Evaluate OSA Risks Despite Formal Rule Withdrawal.
“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
Update on Sleep Apnea and Insulin Treated Diabetes Proposed Rules.
The joint FMCSA/FRA ANPRM Rule on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has been withdrawn. According to FMCSA, after reviewing all the public comments there was not enough information to support moving forward […]
54,055 Registered Medical Examiners in 2017. Source: NRCME DATA Dashboard.
The Data Dashboard of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) showed a total of 54,055 total registered medical examiners for 2017. Of the total: 40% are Medical Doctors (33% or […]
Mayo-ATRI NRCME Impact Survey: National Registry Sharply Criticised and CME Incompetence Ranked Third in Motor Carrier Concerns
The Mayo Clinic and the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released a joint study to gauge the experience of medical examiners, and trucking industry professionals (drivers and motor carriers) with the […]
FMCSA Medical Examiner Bulletins 2016
12/19/16 5 year Mandatory Refresher Training –required under 49 CFR 390.111(a)(5)(i) When training becomes available FMCSA will provide refresher training online to medical examiners at no cost. So keep your contact information […]
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