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.
At the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention, Elaine Papp, chief of FMCSA's Medical Programs Division, offered insights on the agency's plan to introduce official sleep apnea guidance.
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.
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Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.
Coming regulations would force reckoning with a condition common to truckers. And that’s not all that could make passing the medical exam even harder.
Recommendations that could help frame a final rule regulating obstructive sleep apnea are in the works.
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