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Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Announces Proposal to Amend Driver Vision Standard

Vision A woman gets an eye exam. (JeffKontur/Getty Images)

A new regulation would allow truck drivers who cannot meet current federal vision standards of either distant visual acuity or field of vision, or both, in one eye to be physically qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 27, 2021
Government, Business

FMCSA Announces 22 Vision Requirement Waivers

Twenty-two drivers with vision impairments in one eye will be allowed to operate commercial trucks across state lines, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Aug. 8.

August 8, 2016
Government, Business

Public Can Share Input on Vision Waiver Requests

The public may share input about the applications of 23 truck drivers who are requesting a waiver so they may drive commercial trucks despite eye impairments, federal trucking regulators announced June 28.

July 1, 2016
Government, Business

37 Drivers Ask FMCSA for Vision Waiver

Thirty-seven drivers have asked federal regulators to allow them to operate commercial trucks despite eye impairments, regulators announced June 16.

June 16, 2016
Government, Business

FMCSA Seeks Public Input on Vision Waiver Requests

Federal trucking regulators on May 2 announced they are seeking public input on the applications of 21 drivers with vision impairments who are requesting waivers to drive commercial trucks.

May 4, 2016
Government, Business

FMCSA Seeks Input on Vision Waivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced March 28 it is seeking public input on the applications of 22 drivers with visual impairments who are requesting that they be allowed to drive commercial trucks.

March 29, 2016