LLN (6/28/18) – Possible changes may be coming to DOT physicals. The FMCSA’s Medical Review Board held its latest meeting to discuss changes to the handbook for Certified Medical Examiners. We’ll have that, plus new guidance on ELDs; the effect of a court decision on voting rolls in Ohio on truckers; a plan to allow local police in Pennsylvania to use speed radar; upcoming truck shows; a “national dialog” on vehicle automation; and some recent claims by FMCSA.
0:00 – 10:10 – Newscast
10:10 – 25:29 – Clearing up DOT physical issues
25:29 – 40:20 – Ohio voter rolls; local radar in Pa.
40:20 – 50:33 – Autonomous vehicle update; FMCSA says ELDs doing great!
Julio Andrades of Kissimmee, Fla., has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for 32 years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.
- Learn more about the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.
Possible changes may be coming to DOT physical. The FMCSA’s Medical Review Board recently held its latest meeting to discuss changes to the handbook for Certified Medical Examiners. Terry Scruton talks about that plus some new guidance on ELDs with Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington DC office on Regulatory Roundup.
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- If you have questions you would like answered you can call our Listener Comment Line at 800-324-6856.
A decision handed down recently by the U.S. Supreme Court is a good reminder to professional drivers about the importance of staying in the loop and voting. And authorization of speed-enforcement cameras in Pennsylvania is nearing passage at the statehouse. Terry Scruton finds out the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble. To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.
OOIDA’s Doug Morris recently represented truckers at a so-called “national dialog” on vehicle automation. Mark Reddig learns how the discussion could affect you – plus some recent claims by the FMCSA.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that at FightingForTruckers.com.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121;
- Read OOIDA’s Guide to Contacting Lawmakers.