Part 3 0f 3 of musculoskeletal assessment :
The general purpose of the history and physical examinations to detect the presence of physical, mental, or organic conditions of such character and extent as to affect the ability of the driver to operate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safely. This examination is for public safety determination and is considered by FMCSA to be a “medical fitness for duty" examination.
You as a driver during the musculoskeletal assessment is to establish musculoskeletal strength, flexibility, dexterity, and balance to maintain control of the vehicle and safely perform non driving tasks.
The examination is based on information provided by the driver (history), objective data (physical examination), and additional testing requested by the medical examiner. Your assessment should reflect physical,psychological, and environmental factors.
Do you have:
A muscular disease?
A missing hand, arm, foot, leg, finger, or toe?
A non functioning or dysfunctional hand, arm, foot, leg,finger, or toe?
An injury or disease of the spine?
Chronic low back pain?
If you are missing a hand,arm,foot,leg,finger,or toe you may be qualify for a SPE. Call 1.800.542.2225