The Deaf CMV Driver-Hearing Requirements. How The Hearing Standards Differ From Vision.
What are the hearing requirements and how do they differ from the vision requirements? As per FMCSA 391.41 (b) (11): “A person is physically qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle if that person — First perceives a forced whispered voice in the better ear at not less than 5 feet with or without the use of a hearing aid or, if tested by use of an audiometric device, does not have an average hearing loss in the […]
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