We are now offering Department of Transportation Physical Exams. We understand how important it is to have a thorough Physical Exam to qualify for your CDL License.
CDL Drivers attest to Medical Condition as required based on the type of CDL Certification being sought.
For the most part, a Complete CDL Physical Exam should include:
Vision Screening - to determine your vision ability, with or without vision correction (glasses, contacts).
- to check peripheral vision
- to check color identity, with and without vision correction
Hearing - to determine the the level of ability (or limitations), to hearing, with or without hearing aids
Blood Pressure - to identify abnormalities and determine that health will allow for long periods of sitting
Urinalysis - to identify if there are any medical conditions or other irregularities that affect Safe Driving
Medical History - to identify any historical conditions that may affect Safe driving
Physical Exam - to determine 'overall' physical condition, the DOT exam will include an evaluation of:
Appearance - including weight and visual cues of medical or substance abuse concerns or previous surgeries
Neurological aptitude - balance, speech, reflexes
Vascular overview - blood flow, pulse strength, varicose veins, etc.
Mouth, Throat, Lungs & Chest - breathing & swallowing
Organs/Abdominal exam - hernias, weakness, unexplained masses
Skeletal - limitation, weakness, loss or damage of extremities
Vaccination history - to identify what vaccinations may be required for the certification
Be Prepared for your visit:
Be sure to bring:
Vision / Hearing correction - bring eyeglasses, hearing or other assistive aids
Medications / History - bring any medications you are taking or documents of previous medical conditions. Recent Lab results for Hemoglobin A1C levels or a Cardiologists' letter or clearance to work may be required.
Vaccination history / to determine what necessary vaccinations are needed
D.O.T. documents that you will need completed/signed
Call to schedule your D.O.T. Physical Exam today, we look forward to seeing you soon.
A medical examiner MUST be certified by the FMCSA to perform a qualified D.O.T. Physical Exam.
Call Now for your Appointment 956-725-1133