Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration June 24, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Document Number: 2021-13389
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-24
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
FMCSA announces receipt of applications from four individuals for an exemption from the prohibition in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) against persons with a clinical diagnosis of epilepsy or any other condition that is likely to cause a loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to control a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) to drive in interstate commerce. If granted, the exemptions would enable these individuals who have had one or more seizures and are taking anti-seizure medication to operate CMVs in interstate commerce.
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