Current Physical Qualifications Standard for Medical Examiners: Respiratory Conditions – Obstructive Sleep Apnea

FMCSA’s physical qualifications standards prohibit CDL drivers from receiving a medical examiner’s certificate, or commonly called a DOT medical card to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce if they have an “established medical history or clinical diagnosis of a respiratory dysfunction likely to interfere with his or her ability to control and drive a […]

Road Safety Begins With You

Commercial drivers’ alertness is critical to highway safety. Driving a large truck or bus is not like driving a passenger vehicle. Blind spots, stopping time and distance, and limited maneuverability, require you to be in top driving performance. As a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver, you are responsible for your own safety, as well as […]