Proposed Recommendations on Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Notice; request for public comments.
FMCSA announces proposed recommendations from the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and the Medical Review Board (MRB) on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and the medical certification of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. The MCSAC and the MRB are FMCSA advisory committees and operate in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). At the Agency's request, the committees deliberated and provided their finalized recommendations to FMCSA on February 6, 2012. The Agency proposes to adopt the recommendations as regulatory guidance after reviewing and evaluating comments received from the public.