"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."
Beginning May 21, 2014, drivers must obtain any medical examination from a certified examiner.
FMCSA's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners went live in May.
Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.
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