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Tag Archives: CDL drivers

Regulatory Issues, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

This OOIDA page will help you with the new medical certification requirements and the regulatory issues affecting truck drivers. Fighting for the rights of truckers and providing truck industry related benefits, services, rebates, insurance on trucks, education and tools for the trucking industry in grain valley, missouri and beyond. Source: Regulatory Issues, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers […]

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New CDL testing and commercial learner permit (CLP) standards

Overview:  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has amended commercial driver license standards.  This regulation is referred to as the ‘CDL Permit Rule’ and mandates compliance by July 8, 2015.  The New York State DMV will implement the rule in phases, from April through July of 2015.We refer to the Commercial Learner Permit as […]

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Three Ways For Drivers To Save On Their Next DOT Physical!

1.  First thing first do it right the first time.  What I mean by that is that if you don’t know by now you must have your physical performed by a certified medical examiner.  Your doctor must be certified and listed in the National Registry of Certified Medical examiners or else your medical examiner’s certificate will be […]

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DOT Physical Examination Requirement and NYS CDL Drivers With a K Restriction

In New York State a K restriction means that the Commercial Driver can only operate his vehicle within NYS or in other words INTRA-State only.  However, please remember that this does not mean that you do not need a Medical Examiner’s Certificate.  NYS DOT follows  Federal DOT guidelines and unless you operate only in exempted […]

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