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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION/CDL

$55.00 - $70.00

DOT physical exams for CDL Holders, Hazmat, and

Safety Sensitive Personnel

 We have all the paperwork you need. Our Providers are certified examiners by FMCSA for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME)

Fast and Easy DOT Physicals

 

What you need to bring to your CDL/DOT exam appointment:

  1. Driver’s License, Passport, or State ID

  2. Glasses/Contact Lenses if you wear them

  3. Hearing aids if needed

  4. List of medications including dosages that are currently prescribed

  5. Any medical records & Name of Doctors

  6. Yearly clearance from a specialist for any chronic conditions may be required

  7. If applicable, Bring a copy of the most recent sleep apnea test result

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION EXAM

Step-by-Step Process

Before your first visit, download the patient registration form and the medical history-exam form, and complete them prior to our visit. This will save you some time. If you are unable to download forms, please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment to allow time to complete the forms.

Pay for your exam $55 cash or $70 for credit/debit card.

Complete your DOT physical exam in 20-30 minutes

Vital Signs and physical exam completed

Discuss special medical conditions

Basic urinalysis test (drink plenty of water before you arrive)

We test for blood, protein, specific gravity (concentration) & glucose to determine how well your organs are functioning. Abnormalities may indicate diabetes, renal pathologies, or other visceral disorders.

This is not a drug test!

Review of brief medical history

We complete your paperwork

Receive original DOT medical form (We can happily fax or email it to your company)

We will keep a copy of your DOT physical form on file (just in case it gets lost)

We will schedule your reminder notification, so you do not miss your next exam (e-mail or text)

 

TIPS TO PASS THE DOT PHYSICAL EXAM

 

  • Try to schedule your physical so that you are not in a rush and walk slowly to the office

  • Avoid caffeinated drinks for a few days to keep blood pressure and blood vessels more stable.

  • Sleep enough nightly or daily to be well-rested, 6-8 hours of sleep is recommended

  • Keep stressing low

  • Eat salads with vinegar and oil and keep salt, gravy, dressings, and junk food out of your diet.

  • Take walks one or two times per day to get the circulation going and help detoxify your body.

  • Drink lots of bottled spring water and minimize juice (unless necessary for hypoglycemia or diabetes).

  • Eat lean meat, fish, chicken and keep portions - the size of your palm.

  • Colon Cleanse or detox for two weeks is good to help evacuate your system and reduce pressure on your heart and lung

  • Wear your glasses or contact lenses

  • Wear your hearing aid if applicable

  • Use of Schedule 1 drugs are Strictly Prohibit

  • Hopefully, you will have success with your physical exam so you can relax on your home time       

  • Ability to distinguish color is necessary.

  • Need to have 20/40 correctable vision in each eye as well as both combined. Vision correction devices such as glasses or contacts are allowed

  • Maximum allowable blood pressure is 160/100. Use of prescription medication to achieve this threshold is permitted.

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  • Need to be able to perceive a forced whisper at a distance of at least 5 feet.

  • An applicant can have diabetes controlled through diet or medication. Diabetes which is controlled though insulin injections is not permitted

  • Blood sugar may not be higher than 200.

  • Use of schedule 1 drugs is strictly prohibited