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Physical Qualifications of Drivers

Why is a CMV driver’s health important? A driver’s health is important to her own safety and the safety of other road users.  As a result, the FMCSRs require all drivers to undergo a formal medical examination. The medical examination must be conducted by a medical examiner listed and approved on the FMCSA National Registry …

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General Qualifications of Drivers

Are there requirements in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) that drivers need to meet in order to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV)? Yes.  The FMCSRs copper of the details of driver qualification (DQ).  Details are found in section 391.11 and 391.13 of the FMCSRs. What are the general qualifications for a person …

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