Medical Certification FAQ: Part Two of Three Parts:
If my current job only requires me tooperate intrastate, but I want the option to operate interstate, can I certifyin Category A instead of C as long as I have a current medical card?
Driversoperating only in intrastate commerce are advised to consider self-certifyingin the non-excepted interstate category (Category A) if eligible. Drivers noteligible to certify in Category A include drivers under 21 years of age anddrivers with certain medical conditions who do not have a federally issuedmedical variance. Drivers self-certifying in Category C who are not eligible toself-certify in Category A will have restrictions to intrastate commerce placedon their CDL
I recently renewed my license and wasrequired to provide medical certification at that time. My CDL is valid until2015, but my medical card expires in 2012. Will I be required to submit a newmedical card before my next renewal?
Yes. You arerequired to maintain current medical documentation on file. Failure to do somay result in CDL disqualification.