Motor Carriers would need to run a new MVR within 15 days ofa driver
getting a new DOT physical and certifying their card with their SDLA. 49 CFR 391.51. This rule will discuss the MVRand the 15 day requirement.
§ 391.51 General requirements for driver
The medicalexaminer’s certificate as required by § 391.43(g) or
a legible copy of the certificate.
· (ii) Exception. For CDL drivers
beginning January 30,2012, if the CDLIS motor vehicle record contains medical certification status information, the motor carrier employer must meet this
requirement by obtaining the CDLIS motor vehicle record defined at
§ 384.105 of this chapter. That record must be obtained from the current
licensing State and placed in the driver qualification file. After January 30,
2014, a non-excepted,interstate CDL driver without medical certification
status information Anthe CDLIS motor vehicle record is designated ‘‘not certified’’
to operate a CMV in interstate commerce. For up to 15 days from the
date stamped on the receipt of the medical examiner’s certificate, provided
to the driver by testate driver licensing agency, a motor carrier may use that receipt as proof of the driver’s medical certification.