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Why Motor Carriers Should Start Using Medical Questionnaires?

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When the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners was introduced the goal was to improve highway safety and driver health by providing access to high-quality medical exams consistent with Federal regulations and guidelines. However, a year after the National Registry’s introduction, two unfortunate side effects have resulted. Unanticipated Effects of the National Registry First, the […]

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What should Motor Carriers and Bus Operators expect from the new National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners?

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The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program designed to help improve highway safety and driver health. The program will require all medical examiners (MEs) who wish to perform DOT physical examinations for commercial vehicle drivers to be certified by May 21, 2014. All […]

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2014 Initiatives that Impact Transportation Background Screening

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There are a number of new legislative and regulatory changes on the horizon for driver qualifications requirements in 2014. These initiatives are the beginning stages in developing a groundwork for a more robust and comprehensive reporting infrastructure at the state and federal level. Medical Certifications on MVRs By the end of January 2014, all commercial […]