During enforcement and compliance inspections of trucks and drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and its state-based partners will begin conducting random verifications of driver medical cards.
FMCSA's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners went live in May.
After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.
Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.
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