- Nov 17, 2014
- Pocahontas MS
Well, the DL medical had completely stalled during the FAA's rulemaking process (IIRC, not the FAA's fault but at a required sign-off somewhere in the Dept of Transportation). If Congress hadn't acted, we'd have nothing at all. The info I got (including from my legislators) was that they were worried about the political blowback if they allowed the DL medical with no physician's oversight at all, and accidents started happening.