Medical Examiner Registry
Rule Goes into Effect on May 21
Starting on May 21, drivers will only be allowed to get DOT physicals from medical examiners that have been listed on an FMCSA database.Medical examiners must pass an exam before they can be placed on the national registry.
Effective May 21, interstate Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV)drivers will no longer be able to get a valid medical certificate from any healthcare provider. Drivers will have to go instead to a medical examiner that has been listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s national registry.
In order to get on the National Registry, a medical examiner must have passed an exam certifying that they have sufficient knowledge of adriver’s job to safely determine if the individual is medically qualified to perform it.
At Trucker Exam Inc. you will find certified medical examiner serving California and Nevada
At www.dotmedical exam.com you will be able to find a link to the Team CME for divers who are out of the services area of Trucker Exam Inc. Once inside, you can use the available widget to map out the medical examiners in your local area.
In a lot of rural areas, drivers may have to drive in to find an examiner.
The Bottom Line
We advise giving you plenty of time to find a certified examiner and to get an appointment. call 559-431-2648