obstructive sleep apnea

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | March 20, 2012

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

FMCSA group eyes sleep apnea regs

| February 06, 2012

One recommendation would require all drivers with a body mass index measurement of 35 or higher to be tested for sleep apnea.

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.

FMCSA meeting to address sleep apnea

| January 23, 2012

Feb. 6 meeting will finalize recommendations of the joint subcommittee on obstructive sleep apnea.

Focus on health coming

| January 12, 2012

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

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

Sleep apnea meeting set

| December 19, 2011

Joint subcommittee meeting focusing on sleep apnea will be open to the public on Wednesday-Thursday, Jan. 4-5.

Proposal to tie sleep apnea testing with body mass index

| December 07, 2011

Medical examiners would refer for evaluation for obstructive sleep apnea any interstate commercial driver with a BMI measurement of 35 or above.

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