FMCSA meeting to address sleep apnea

Updated Jan 25, 2012

Trucker Tim0011 OdThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting Feb. 6-9 will include a joint meeting with the Medical Review Board Feb. 6 to finalize recommendations of the joint MCSAC-MRB subcommittee on obstructive sleep apnea.

The MCSAC will meet separately Feb. 7-8 when it will consider prevention of harassment of truck and bus drivers through electronic onboard recorders. All four days of the meeting will be open to the public.

The meetings Feb. 6-8 will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and on Feb. 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET. The meetings will be at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King St., in Alexandria, Va. The Hilton Alexandria Old Town is located across the street from the King Street Metro station.

Copies of all MCSAC Task Statements and an agenda for the entire four-day meeting will be at