“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
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 […]
Timeline 3/8/2016: After recommendations from the National Transportation and Safety Board the FMCSA and FRA jointly published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The purpose was to […]
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 […]
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.