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Did FMCSA fail to notify Medical Examiners of NPRM- Diabetic Standard?

Jun
29,
2015
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On May 4th the FMCSA  posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Qualifications of Drivers; Diabetes Standard, proposing to do away with the Diabetes Exemption Program. Under the current regulation, a driver with insulin treated diabetes may not operate a CMV … Continue reading

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FMCSA proposes to do away with driver Diabetes Exemption Program

Jun
27,
2015
4

The FMCSA has posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Qualifications of Drivers; Diabetes Standard, proposing to do away with the Diabetes Exemption Program. Although there are many drivers who feel this is a long overdue rule, others are concerned that … Continue reading

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FMCSA NPR to amend certification of drivers using insulin: “sketchy” at best

Jun
4,
2015
3

  The FMCSA NPR to amend the certification of drivers using insulin: “sketchy” at best Originally posted By Randolph Rosarion M.D. on May 25, 2015 • ( 1 Comment ) There is a reason why the PDR (Physician Desk Reference) … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers with Diabetes – How High is too High?

May
5,
2011
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Sites all across the internet are showing that qualification for a CDL truck driver requires a blood sugar reading of less than 200.  I would like for someone, anyone,  to provide me with the link to the regulation that actually … Continue reading

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Insulin Diabetes and the Commercial Truck Driver

Sep
27,
2010
3

Regulations surrounding the commercial truck driver seem to change daily.  Often, these new regulations and policies can be confusing, especially for those just beginning their career in professional truck driving.  As guidelines for medical qualifications become more strict, truck drivers … Continue reading

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Insulin Diabetes and the CDL Truck Driver

Nov
26,
2008
56

by Allen Smith There still appears to be some  confusion concerning whether or not persons with insulin diabetes are able to obtain a CDL license. For years, there was a ban that prevented those with diabetes who used insulin from … Continue reading

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