MEDICAL WAIVER PROCEDURES for Commercial Drivers

MEDICAL WAIVER PROCEDURES

All commercial drivers must meet minimum medical standards as established by federal and state rules and regulations

(CFR parts 391.41-391.49) rules and regulations authorize intrastate drivers who do not meet minimum medical standards to apply to the Department of Licensing for an intrastate medical waiver.

Drivers who need an intrastate medical waiver must send the following information to their state’s Department of Licensing:

How to apply for a medical waiver.



The medical waiver and the CDL license must be carried at all times when operating a commercial vehicle. Interstate Interstate waivers are processed by the Federal Highway Administration, Office of Motor Carriers. Drivers who are missing or have the impaired use of a foot, leg, hand, or arm may be eligible to apply for an interstate waiver. To apply, contact Federal Highway Administration, Office of Motor Carriers,.

 

Special Requirements

State Laws and Rules