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Intra-State Medical Waiver Program
The Motor Carrier Safety Appeal Board was created by the Motor Carrier Safety Act of 1963. The purpose of the board is to hear and decide applications for waivers from medical requirements of this act and the rules promulgated under this act. The safety appeals board consists of one member from each of the following: the director of the Department of State Police or his/her designee, the Secretary of State or his/her designee, the director of the Michigan Department of Transportation or his/her designee, and one representative of the motor carrier industry chosen jointly by these three department heads and the Michigan Trucking Association.
The board currently meets on the third Wednesday of the month in January, April, July, and August.
Medical Waivers may be issued to a commercial motor vehicle driver who, because of a medical reason, would otherwise not be qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle and are on for Michigan intrastate drivers.
Michigan Motor Carrier Safety Act (Public Act 181 of 1963)
To obtain a waiver application contact 517-241-0542.
Required forms can be obtained at the following links: