Tag Archives: CDL-requirements

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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NYS CDL Drivers And the “S” endorsement

NYS school bus drivers with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) must have an “S” endorsement as per NY DMV.  This endorsement is necessary to drive specific types of school buses.  In order to apply for the “S” endorsement the driver must already have a passenger or “P” endorsement, or has applied for both the “S” […]

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New York State CDL Holders- Do You Need Help Filling Out Your Self Certification Form?

Originally posted on DOT Physical Rules-Regulations| Randolph Rosarion M.D.:
By now most commercial drivers holding a CDL have received their self certification letter and had to certify as to the type of driving they currently engage in or intend to engage in.  New York State follows US DOT FMCSA regulations for commercial driver qualification…

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NYS DMV CDL Requirements

To renew your CDL. Verify that your address is current on DMV records. Provide a Medical Examiner’s Certificate if you choose Non-Excepted Interstate or Non-Excepted Intrastate types of driving. Since the deadline for mailing in your Self Certification Letter was January 30, 2014, drivers who were not compliant in time or did not receive a […]

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NYS CDL Drivers, Do You Need The New V Restriction?

If you have a medical condition that requires your Medical Examiner’s Certificate to specify that it needs to be accompanied by a Diabetic, Hearing, Vision, Seizure or an SPE (Skills Performance Evaluation) Certificate, then you will need the new V restriction or Variance Restriction.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will mail the Variance […]

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Get your DOT Medical Card Now- Don’t lose your CDL

Jan 30, 2014 was the deadline for commercial drivers (CDL holders) to submit their self certification forms to their State Driver Licensing Agency (SDLA) regarding the type of type of commercial vehicle operation they drive in or expect to drive in with their CDL.  As they say this ship has sailed already.  What happens if […]

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DOT Physical Exam – Driver Qualification Requirements

DOT Physical New York Services Offered Square Market NRCME DOT/CDL Physical Examination    391.41 Physical Qualification for Drivers    No loss of foot, leg or other extremity unless accompanied by a Skill Performance Evaluation (SPE) Certificate. No impairment of hand or finger which interferes with prehension or power grasping or other extremity impairment which interferes with the ability to operate a Commercial Motor […]

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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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