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FMCSA joint meeting addresses health and wellness of CMV drivers

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Aubrey Allen Smith

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On September 21 and 22, the FMCSA will have a joint meeting with the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and Medical Review Board (MRB) and will discuss the concepts and initiatives of the Health and Wellness of CMV drivers.

 Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board Public Meetings

What will this mean to professional drivers and the trucking industry? What is the purpose of this meeting? Will discussions lead to more regulations?
As the continued concern for driver health escalates, including from drivers themselves, what should we expect from the FMCSA joint meeting regarding the health and wellness for CMV drivers?

Our guest tonight will be Elaine Papp, who is no stranger to FMCSA operations. Ms. Papp retired earlier this year as the FMCSA's Division Chief for the Office of Medical Programs.
Elaine now has the consulting website, HealthAndSafetyWorks.net, which is a transportation and occupational health consulting company promoting health and safety on the road and in the workplace.

Join us as we get the inside look of what to expect from the MCSAC and MRB as they discuss the concepts and initiatives, addressing the Health and Wellness of CMV driver wellness.

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