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Committee to discuss sleep apnea, EOBRs and HOS

February 1, 2012

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Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee is scheduled to host public meetings (.pdf file) Feb. 6-9 in Alexandria, VA, to discuss various transportation issues.

Feb. 6 will feature a joint meeting with MCSAC and the Medical Review Board to discuss recommendations for future rulemakings on obstructive sleep apnea among commercial motor vehicle operators.

On Feb. 7-8, the advisory committee will meet to outline prevention strategies to reduce harassment of truck and bus drivers through electric on-board recorders, and on Feb. 9, the committee will discuss motorcoach hours-of-service regulations.

Members of the public will be able to make comments during the final hour of the meetings on Feb. 6-8, and the final 15 minutes of the Feb. 9 meeting.

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