The Petition: The OOIDA (Owner Operated Independent Drivers Association) contends in its petition filed on 4/8/2014 to the FMCSA that a delay is necessary in the May 21, 2014 enforcement date requiring […]
From Overdrive Magazine: OOIDA requests FMCSA delay the compliance date of medical registry rule. Click link to the full petition to read the OOIDA request.
From Overdrive Magazine: FMCSA invalidating med cards issued by Georgia doc, drivers must be reexamined.
In the last post we saw that the Medical Review Board (MRB) recommended the 120 degrees binocular Field of Vision (FOV) standard to replace the current 70 degrees monocular standard. […]
Part I. What’s all the Fuss About Field of Vision Changes and What’s This About a Historical Blunder?
I first read about the Medical Review Board’s (MRB) recommendation to change the Field of Vision (FOV) from the current standard of 70 degrees monocular to 120 degrees horizontal binocular field of […]
This is a follow-up post about those cadets and their swift actions to prevent what could have been a disaster on I-95 back on February 9, 2014. We will also now find out […]
Well, it happened last February, thought it would be a short but eye opening read on how important the driver evaluation process is. Although many factors outside our control as medical examiners […]
The Grandfathering Program for drivers participating in the diabetes and vision waiver study program of March 31, 1996 excluded these drivers from the regulatory requirements of 391.41 (b) (3) and 391.41 (b) […]
Under 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA may grant an exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for a 2-year period if it finds “such exemption would likely achieve a level […]
The FMCSA published the Notice Of Proposed Rule to establish a Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse for Truck and Bus Drivers on February 20, 2014. The deadline to submit comments […]
A quick update on the National Registry Of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) shows that the number of Certified Medical Examiners (CMEs), that is the number of practitioners who have taken the certification […]
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Federal Vision Exemption Program: The current Vision Exemption Program was established in 1998. It was preceded by the Vision Waiver Program of 1992. The criteria used to determine commercial driver eligibility, as […]
Safety sensitive employees are subject to DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing. Federal Initiatives include: On September 15, 1986 President Ronald Regean issued Executive order 12564 – Drug -Free Federal Workplace Program. This […]
Last Monday for those who were eagerly awaiting, the FMCSA has announced that you may now designate a Medical Examiner Administrative Assistant (MEAA) to enter driver qualification information data online. This allows […]
If you use insulin to control your diabetes, you must apply to the Federal Diabetes Exemption Program and be granted an exemption by the FMCSA before you can operate a commercial motor […]