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July 22: Health and Your CDL

Updated Jan 17, 2012

Your health is more than a personal matter. It’s also a job issue now that federal health regulations are becoming increasingly stricter. Among health problems that could threaten your CDL are hypertension, vision, diabetes and sleep apnea.

The presenter, Dr. Maggi Gunnels, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Office of Medical Programs, discusses:

• The health requirements for staying on the road.

• What kind of medical providers are authorized for DOT physicals.

• Recommendations made by the Medical Review Board and other agencies.

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