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About 49 CFR 391.41

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation (FMCSR)

49 CFR 391.41 Physical qualifications for drivers describes the medical fitness for duty qualification standards that an individual must meet in order to be qualified to operate an interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV).

1. FMCSA Web site home page

You can access 391.41 by going to the FMCSA Web site, entering "391.41" in the "RULES & REGULATIONS" text box, and selecting "Go."


2. FMCSA Medical Programs page link to physical qualification standards

From the same area of the Web site, you can also access 391.41 by selecting the "Medical Program" link and then the "Physical Qualifications" link.

The driver medical qualification standards describe requirements that are critical to evaluation of medical fitness for duty in commercial drivers. Your knowledge of the physical and mental demands of commercial driving and your medical judgment determine whether a particular condition interferes with driver ability of the person to operate a CMV safely.

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