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FMCSA/FRA Public Listening Session

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FMCSA and FRA to Host Public Listening Sessions on Obstructive Sleep Apnea among Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers and Rail Workers

Thursday, May 12, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM*
National Association of Home Builders
1201 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005

*If all interested parties have had the opportunity to comment, the session may conclude early.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will host three public listening sessions to solicit information on the prevalence of moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among individuals occupying safety sensitive positions in highway and rail transportation, its potential consequences for the safety of rail and highway transportation, and the potential costs and benefits from regulatory actions that address the safety risks associated with motor carrier and rail transportation workers in safety sensitive positions who have OSA. The listening sessions are intended to provide interested parties with an opportunity to share their views on this topic with representatives of both agencies, along with any data or analysis they may have.

Click here to read the Federal Register notice.

To view the live webcast of the event, CLICK HERE

FMCSA Public Listening Sessions are intended to allow public participation, both on-site as well as remotely via interactive webcasts. If you are participating remotely, please submit your questions to OSAListeningSessions@dot.gov.
As you participate via the webcast, please ensure that you are in a safe and stationary location and not behind the wheel of a car or CMV.