There are Regulations and … Everything Else

There are Regulations and … Everything Else

The FMCSA is urging medical examiners to give clear explanations to drivers regarding certification determinations, and to distinguish between what is “required” by regulation and what is recommended as guidelines or best practices.  There are only 13...
Update to Previously Transmitted Exam removed

Update to Previously Transmitted Exam removed

Instructions for Reporting Driver Exam Results (Revised) The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has removed the “Update to Previously Transmitted Exam” checkbox from the CMV Driver Exam Report. Here are the revised instructions for...
Intrastate Waivers

Intrastate Waivers

Am I required to have a medical certificate if I only operate a CMV in my home State (intrastate commerce)?  Intrastate drivers are subject to the physical qualification regulations of their States. All 50 States have adapted their regulations based on some of the...
Positive Urine Glucose on DOT Commercial Driver Exams

Positive Urine Glucose on DOT Commercial Driver Exams

New Onset Diabetes in Commercial Drivers I want to be sure I understand the correct decision in the case of apositive urinary glucose.If a 45 year old man, BMI 29, BP 135/85, 20/30 vision in both eyes, hears awhisper at 10 feet, and has a qualifying physical exam, no...