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07/23/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/23/2021 03:56

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Action: Notice of denial.
Summary: FMCSA announces its decision to deny the application from one individual treated with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) who requested an exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) prohibiting operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce by persons with a current clinical diagnosis of myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, coronary insufficiency, thrombosis, or any other cardiovascular disease of a variety known to be accompanied by syncope (transient loss of consciousness), dyspnea (shortness of breath), collapse, or congestive heart failure.
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