The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.
A new law affecting medical certificates for CDL holders will begin implementation Jan. 30 and be phased in through 2014.
Under proposal, commercial drivers must retain a paper copy of the medical examiner’s certificate until Jan. 30, 2014.
Steps and treatments can be taken to ensure medical certification, said federal agency medical director.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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