With the topic of potential federal regulation of drivers operating with or at risk of the sleep apnea condition, this poll probes whether the apnea focus of recent years has already affected you.
The Senate has introduced its own version of the sleep apnea bill, which would require FMCSA to pursue a formal rule — rather than guidance — if any action is taken on sleep disorder screening.
In response to a bill currently in the U.S. House, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released a statement saying it will address sleep disorder screening via its formal rulemaking process and not simply ...
A House committee will consider this week legislation that would require FMCSA to — if it were to take any action — pursue a sleep disorder screening rule rather than guidance.
Legislation introduced into the House this week would force FMCSA to develop a formal regulation rather than guidance if it were to pursue any action on sleep disorder screening.
Counting down the memories -- May-August 2012 on the Channel 19 blog, when things heated up in more ways than three.
Counting down the memories, of a fashion -- if Channel 19 was all you read from January-April 2012, you couldn't be criticized for thinking trucking was a wonderfully strange place to be.
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.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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