DC Circ. Mulls Medical Exemption To DOT Trucking Program

Law360, Washington (May 6, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT) -- A D.C. Circuit panel on Monday mulled whether the U.S. Department of Transportation can exempt Canadian and Mexican drivers participating in a cross-border trucking program from medical examinations, with two judges suggesting the agency may need to issue additional regulations before the program can move forward.

Although another D.C. Circuit panel gave the pilot program a green light last month, Circuit Judges Merrick B. Garland and David B. Sentelle questioned whether the DOT and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration could exempt Mexican and Canadian drivers...
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