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Accident Reporting: Change to Regulatory Guidance Concerning the Use of the Term “Medical Treatment”

Notice of revised regulatory guidance.

FMCSA announces a revision to its regulatory guidance concerning the use of the term ``medical treatment'' for the purpose of accident reporting. The revised guidance explains that an x-ray examination is a diagnostic procedure and should no longer be considered ``medical treatment'' in determining whether a crash should be included on a motor carrier's accident register.

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