Come May It’s a Brave New World For DOT Medical Examiners

DOT FMCSA-FAA-USCG-Rules-Regulations| Randolph Rosarion M.D.

This is a follow-up post about those cadets and their swift actions to prevent what could have been a disaster on I-95 back on February 9, 2014.  We will also now find out the outcome of the FMCSA investigation of the bus driver involved in this near-accident.  I really didn’t expect to follow-up on the post.  I was content to commend those cadets and to hope for the best outcome for the driver involved.  However, this story raised other issues with me regarding commercial driver medical examinations, specifically our liability as certified medical examiners.  I wonder if others out there are having similar thoughts or concerns.  I have already advised my insurance carrier that I perform these type of physical examinations.  Have you?

If you haven’t read the story yet click on brave cadets link or just click on the following link after the first update for a re-cap and a continuation…

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About Randolph Rosarion M.D.

Board Certified physician in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Certified National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) USCIS designated Civil Surgeon Certified Examiner of Divers (Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society) FAA designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME)

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