Rules that require commercial drivers to use certified medical examiners for mandatory physical examinations went into effect May 21.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said 22,000 physicians and other licensed health-care providers are on the registry, and an additional 27,000 providers have applied for certification. In order to maintain a commercial driver license, a person needs a valid, two-year medical certificate after completing a physical examination.
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“The online database is easily searchable, so drivers can schedule their medical certification exam with a qualified health-care professional wherever they might be – coast to coast, including Hawaii and Alaska,” FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro said in an announcement.