The story of a driver denied medical certification because of his successfully treated sleep apnea.
TeamCME's free app for iOS, Android offers quick search capability for certified DOT physical providers in the company network.
A somewhat new map-search tool at the registry site is now populated with registered examiners around the country for look-up / forward planning purposes.
Drivers must continue to carry paper copies of their medical examiner's certificate until Jan. 30, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Jan. 10.
As the Jan. 30 deadline looms for CDL holders to self-certify their operating and medical credentials with their license-issuing state, drivers may still need to carry paper cards.
UPDATED: Medical certification confusion — and a state by state resource guide for meeting Jan. 30 reporting deadline
Clearing up some of the confusion around self-reporting of CDL holders' medical certifications. Reporting deadline: Jan. 30, 2014; Kansas, Idaho here update their procedures since original story aired.
The text in full of H.R. 3095, a bill to require FMCSA to adopt any sleep apnea/disorder provision in driver's medical certifications procedures through formal rulemaking.
"We need more thanks paid to the nation's drivers for the jobs you do day-in day-out. Clearly there's a dearth of it in many quarters."
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