sleep apnea

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.

MCSAC / MRB meeting webcast underway on sleep apnea

| December 07, 2011

If you haven't been able to tune into the meeting today of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee with the Medical Review Board, keep an eye on my Twitter feed at http://twitter.com/channel19todd, where I'm ...

MCSAC to meet on EOBRs, sleep apnea and other topics

| November 24, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s next meeting, Dec. 5-8, will include a joint meeting with the agency’s Medical Review Board on the issue of sleep apnea.

Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

| November 23, 2011

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in D.C. at the November meeting ...

Memphis expo and Nashville show this weekend

| October 19, 2011

Outreach, education in Memphis I had the good fortune of meeting Niki Brown and her husband, independent owner-operator Steve Nelson, this past weekend at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention (if you missed my reporting ...

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | October 03, 2011

Truckers weigh in on fighting broker fraud, the capitalist system, changing carriers and other current trucking issues.

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

Truckers weigh in on such issues as sleep apnea, distracted driving, 9/11 and safety measures.

FMCSA groups to discuss Mexico program

| August 28, 2011

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s advisory group and Medical Review Board will have an open meeting that will include discussions on oversight of the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.

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