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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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CDL Drivers Still Need To Keep a Copy of Medical Examiner’s Certificate Until January 30, 2015.

The Federal Motor Carrier’s Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced today the extension of the medical examiner’s certificate retention requirement to January 30, 2015, a one year extension.  Previously, after the upcoming january […]

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