There are several Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) resources available to help you maintain your health and safety while on the road. We’ve identified the most relevant FMCSA resources below. Additional resources can be found on the FMCSA website.
Drivers seeking information about the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Program medical requirements should start by visiting FMCSA’s Commercial Driver’s License Program website and the CDL Medical Overview and Medical Programs webpages. The Medical Programs page provides links to commonly requested information and documents.
The FMCSA and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) have published rules specifically prohibiting interstate truck and bus drivers and drivers who transport placardable quantities of hazardous materials from texting or using handheld mobile phones while operating their vehicles. FMCSA’s Distracted Driving page provides an overview of what you need to know to stay in compliance with the new rules. Follow the links below to learn more about the resources for distracted driving.