The IBT Safety and Health Department reports that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently issued a rule that establishes a National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
Today, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reminded drivers with DOT certification that medical exams must now be performed by certified medical examiners, reported TruckingInfo.com
According to the article, "Current medical certificates held by commercial driver’s license holders will continue to be valid until the expiration date that is shown on the card. Only then will the driver need to seek a certified medical examiner to perform their new examination."
Local 25 in Boston recently organized a group of 17 tankhaul workers who deliver air cylinders to commercial entities in the area.
On Monday, May 12, D.C. taxi drivers and representatives of the Teamsters Local 922-affiliated Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association blasted a D.C. Council committee bill that would regulate private sedan services.
Effective Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will implement a policy change, allowing a non-D.C. resident, operating a For Hire Vehicle (taxis), the ability to add his/her name to the current vehicle registration. This is a positive change from the 2006 rule, and will allow the non-D.C. resident to be listed as the primary owner of the vehicle registration, and the D.C.-based taxi company as the co-owner.