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New York Chiropractors No Longer Permitted To Do Commercial Drivers Physical Examinations

Chiropractors in New York State are no longer allowed to perform Department of Transportation physicals. The FMCSA informed the practitioners via letter that effective of the date of the letter, they would no longer be allowed to perform DOT physicals. The FMCSA notified them that their information would be publically available on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners for three years, however, they are no longer Certified Medical Examiners. Medical Certificates completed by New York State Chiropractors on or after June 2, 2016 will not be accepted and returned...
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FMCSA FAQs On New Medical Examination Forms and Certificates

REMINDER! Beginning April 20, 2016, all commercial driver physicals MUST be documented on the form MCSA-5875 and the Medical Examiner's Certificate MCSA-5876. The FMCSA has issued Frequently Answered Questions (FAQs) on the New Medical Examiner's Report Form and Medical Examiner's Certificate.  To view the FAQs and get your answers, go to the following link: https://nationalregistry.fmcsa.dot.gov/ResourceCenter/documents/FAQs%20New%20Driver%20Examination%20Forms%20011216.pdf...
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Temporary Suspension of HOS Enforcement for §§395.3(c) & 395.3(d)

Due to language in the Omnibus Spending Bill (HR 83), the FMCSA published notification in the Federal Register on December 22, 2014, of temporary suspension of two provisions in the Hours of Service regulations for §§395.3(c) and 395.3(d). The requirements for two consecutive rest breaks between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. at the beginning of the 34-hour restart, and allowing one 34-hour restart within one 168 hour period will be suspended until September 30, 2015, or upon submission of the final report of studies required to be...
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