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Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Federal Railroad Administration

Originally posted on DOT Physical Rules-Regulations| Randolph Rosarion M.D.:
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended DOT to take action, and in a joint FRA and FMCSA ANPRM the two agencies seek public input to address the prevalence of moderate to severe OSA in safety sensitive individuals, the associated risks, and the cost and…

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,500 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]

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Medical Applications and Forms – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

The FMCSA announces a 120-day grace period during which Medical Examiners may use either the current or the newly revised versions of the Medical Examination Report (MER) Form and Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC). This period is from December 22, 2015, until April 20, 2016. This action is being taken to ensure that Medical Examiners have […]

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Did FMCSA fail to notify Medical Examiners of NPRM- Diabetic Standard?

From Ask the Trucker Truth about Trucking: Allen Smith. Certified Medical Examiners were not notified by the FMCSA of the NPRM, this same rule which would put most of the burden on them when deciding if the driver… via Did FMCSA fail to notify Medical Examiners of NPRM- Diabetic Standard?.

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How truckers figure into a bold plan to upgrade New York City transportation: Land Line Magazine

How truckers figure into a bold plan to upgrade New York City transportation: Land Line Magazine. Randolph Rosarion · Works at Sands Point Medical Rehab  It’s expensive already to live in NYC, low middle or high income, most of us would not welcome additional tolls in bridges that have been toll free way before our […]

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FMCSA Denies OOIDA Request To Delay The Compliance Date For Seeing Medical Examiners Listed In The National Registry

As reported in Overdrive late yesterday afternoon, the FMCSA denied the OOIDA’s legal petition  filed on April 8, 2014 for a delay to the enforcement date of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME).  The OOIDA felt there would not be enough medical examiners available to serve the 4.4 million plus commercial drivers.  However, […]

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Drivers Physicals Must Now Be Performed by Certified Medical Examiners – News – TruckingInfo.com

As a reminder to all commercial drivers, CDL, non-CDL, and CLP holders, all commercial driver physicals must be completed by medical examiners listed in the National Regisstry  of Certified Medical Examiners.  The mandate went into effect last Wednesday 5/21/2014.  Click the link to the NRCME given and also use various apps and tools available such […]

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Understanding the National Registry Of Certified Medical Examiners Program 05/08 by Aubrey Allen Smith | Current Events Podcasts

Drivers, motor carriers, examiners stay tuned and mark your calendar for the upcoming show with veteran trucker and host of Blog Talk Radio Allen Smith as he talks to Elaine M. Papp RN, MSN Division Chief for the FMCSA Office of Medical Programs.  The topic? they will discuss the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners […]

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2013 DOT Physical Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Randolph Rosarion MD-DOT Medical Examiner Receives 2013 Best of Queens Award Queens Award Program Honors the Achievement QUEENS October 21, 2013 — Randolph Rosarion MD-DOT Medical Examiner has been selected for the 2013 Best of Queens Award in the DOT/CDL Medical Exams category by the Queens Award Program. Each year, […]

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