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 […]
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 […]
Instructions for insulin dependent drivers to apply to the Federal Diabetes Exemption Program.
What is sleep apnea? Hypopnea is the reduction of breathing for about 10 seconds. Sleep apnea is the cessation of breathing during sleep. It usually occurs in most people over age 50, […]
O.K. I realize that I may be talking to the wind here. Then Maybe not. There are over 6,000 certified DOT Medical Examiners already and more on the way every week. Those […]
I am pleased to be the recipient of the 2013 Best of Queens Award in DOT/CDL medical examinations. I have been performing DOT (Department Of Transportation) physical examinations for over 5 years […]
Truck Driver CDL Medical Examination Tel. 718-701-5949.
Back in December we had our first national teleconference on 12/11/13 on the National Registry Toolkit. The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME), is a new safety program from the Federal Motor […]
New National Drug and Alcohol Testing database will store positive Commercials Drivers drug testing records (Includes adulterated, substituted, refusals to test and drivers who have successfully completed the return to duty process […]
DOT Medical Examiner Video
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR Part 40 and Federal Motor Carrier’s Safety Administration’s 49 CFR Part 382 regulate work place drug and alcohol testing. In a previous post we addressed […]
Current Random Testing Rates – Department of Transportation.
2014 Hypertension Guideline Stands to Simplify Treatment, Says Expert — AAFP News Now — AAFP.
By now most commercial drivers holding a CDL have received their self certification letter and had to certify as to the type of driving they currently engage in or intend to engage […]
1988 Conference on Neurological Disorders and Commercial Drivers: The previous advisory criteria before the exemption provided that “drivers with a history of epilepsy/seizures off anti-seizure medication and seizure free for 10 years […]