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...
Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC) – Filling it out Properly

Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC) – Filling it out Properly

Communication from the NRCME: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has learned that some Medical Examiners (MEs) listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) are completing the driver’s Medical...
Extra testing required for DOT Exam–Who Pays?

Extra testing required for DOT Exam–Who Pays?

If we need to order extra testing for example; echo, sleepstudies, extra blood work, does that get billed to their  personalinsurance?Do we hold the certification as suggested or give them a temp fail untiltesting is finished, requiring a repeat office visit  and or...
Medical Examiners Certificate

Medical Examiners Certificate

I have a trucking industry that utilizes an Occ Health Clinic.  There is certified DOT medical examiner that does not enter his National Registry # on the Medical Examiner’s Certificate.  Nothing can be found in the regulations that states he  must enter his #.   If a...
Certification of Spanish speaking Commercial Drivers

Certification of Spanish speaking Commercial Drivers

Can a person be passed if he/she is primarily spanish speaking-can converse in engish– but can not write and read english well?Apparently they’ve been passed in the past. This is often a frustrating issue for medical examiners.  According to FMCSA...