Clarification from FMCSA says driver sleep apnea screening decision up to discretion of med examiners

January 22, 2015

Following a December-made promise for more clarification of current sleep apnea guidelines for medical examiners, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration posted earlier this month a bulletin telling examiners that if they suspect a driver may have sleep apnea, then he or she should be sent to a sleep specialist for evaluation.