Federal law requires all operators or commercial motor vehicle and their drivers (CMV) to receive a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical at least once every two years. This measure is taken for CMV drivers prevent CMV drivers from potentially significant injury to themselves or others if they are not physically fit to operate a vehicle for long periods, DOT physical by FMCSA (Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Administration) certified physician are of the utmost importance.
Your can Walk-in To A2Z Famly Care and Urgent Care clinic any day of the week and not wait for primary care physician to receive a DOT physical.
When you arrive for your DOT physical,
1- be sure to bring a list of your current medications.
2- Up-to-date medical records, including information on any hearing or vision disorders if you have one.
Patients may have chronic illnesses like Hypertension, Diabetes etc. These conditions do not automatically prevent you from receiving your , but keeping them hidden from a physician could result in serious consequences later on.
DOT physicals follow a plan laid out by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and will test for the following:
To learn more about requirments please clinic the link below: