national registry of certified medical examiners

May 21 is deadline to begin using National Registry doctors

| February 12, 2014

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.

FMCSA: Expect sleep apnea guidance proposal in near term

| October 28, 2012

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.

​CDL health registry about to launch

| August 15, 2012

Beginning May 21, 2014, drivers must obtain any medical examination from a certified examiner.

National registry site goes live

| July 20, 2012

FMCSA's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners went live in May.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2012

The Arrow Truck Sales 2012 Back on the Road winner is named, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is required, a woman's rescuer is named Goodyear's Highway Hero, cargo theft increases and other ...

National Registry rule finalized

| April 18, 2012

Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.

The Apnea Hurdle

Lucinda Coulter | February 01, 2012

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.

Focus on health coming

| January 12, 2012

Recommendations that could help frame a final rule regulating obstructive sleep apnea are in the works.

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