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Look Before You Book

Look Before You Book

Cost effective… energy-efficient… comfortable… It’s little wonder that bus travel is growing in popularity.  And, overall, buses are one of the safest passenger options. But even one crash is too many – particularly if you, a loved one, or your travel group is affected.When planning a trip, exciting destinations and fun ....

FMCSA Bulletin Regarding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

FMCSA Bulletin Regarding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The purpose of this bulletin is to remind healthcare professionals on FMCSA’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (the National Registry) of the current physical qualifications standard and advisory criteria concerning the respiratory system, specifically how the requirements apply to drivers that may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). ....

FMCSA to Maintain 50 Percent Random Drug Testing Rate

FMCSA to Maintain 50 Percent Random Drug Testing ...

FMCSA to Maintain 50 Percent Random Drug Testing Rates through 2015.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reported today that the annual minimum random controlled substances testing rates for employees in safety sensitive positions, including tractor-trailer and bus drivers, will remain at 50 percent through 2015.  The agency’s decision ....

Veteran Careers As Commercial Truck And Bus Drivers

Veteran Careers As Commercial Truck And Bus Drivers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced it has awarded $1 million in grants to nine technical and community colleges across the country to help train returning military veterans for jobs as commercial bus and truck drivers.  ....

Dr. Liva certified by the National Registry of Medical Examiners

Dr. Liva certified by the National Registry of ...

The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program. It requires all medical examiners (MEs) who wish to perform physical examinations for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to be trained and certified in FMCSA physical qualifications standards. ....

FMCSA Establishes New Unified Registration System

FMCSA Establishes New Unified Registration System

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) has published a final rule that will combine 16 different forms that carriers, freight forwarders and brokers currently use to register and update their information with the agency into a single, electronic “smart form.” The new Unified Registration System will increase efficiency by streamlining ....

FMCSA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Knowledge Testing

FMCSA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Knowledge ...

FMCSA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Knowledge Testing Requirements for New Entrant Carriers, Freight Forwarders and Brokers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will hold a public listening session on Jan. 13, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn., to solicit ideas and information from interested parties on possible ....

Accountable Wellness Programs

Accountable Wellness Programs

Accountable Wellness Program Based on the PHS Act Our Program Encourages Patient Engagement, Active Health Management, Health Promotion, & Disease Prevention Ultimate Results: DECREASED HEALTH CARE COSTS & INCREASED WORKER PRODUCTIVITY Employers have long been able to vary the cost sharing of health care benefits with its employee based on each ....