Medical Examiner’s Handbook 2024 Edition
The Medical Examiner’s Handbook 2024 Edition provides information about regulatory requirements and guidance to medical examiners listed on FMCSA’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners who perform physical qualification examinations of interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers. The goal of the handbook is to provide recommendations and guidance to assist medical examiners in applying the physical qualification standards, basic information related to testing, and matters to consider when making a physical qualification determination in conjunction with established best medical practices. The handbook also includes updates to the Medical Advisory Criteria published in Appendix A to 49 CFR part 391.
To learn more about the Medical Examiner’s Handbook 2024 Edition, please view our webinar that provides an overview of the Medical Examiner's Handbook 2024 Edition structure, highlights removed and added information from previously published versions, and discusses updates to the Medical Advisory Criteria published in Appendix A to 49 CFR part 391.