The physical examination is required to help ensure that a person is medically qualified to safely operate a CMV. In the interest of public safety, CMV drivers are held to higher physical, mental and emotional standards than passenger car drivers. We perform these physicals for $55 and you are seen by a FMCSA Certified Medical Examiner.
We are happy to perform DOT/CMV Physicals without long wait times in the office. As a Certified Medical Examiner with the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, we offer commercial drivers the physical examination they need to be compliant with their CDL license.
Appointments are encouraged; however we do accept walk-ins. All certification forms are completed the same day.
The cost of our DOT Physical is $55. If you are a company and wish to partner with us, discounted pricing is available. Please contact us for more information.
FMCSA National Registry Number: 2375423089
You must have a distant visual acuity of at least 20/40 with or without corrective lenses:
You will be put on hold until your vision is corrected.
There are new guidelines for monocular vision!
BLOOD PRESSURE QUESTIONS
A driver with a diagnosis of hypertension on treatment should have at least an annual certification.
A CMV driver with a Blood pressure (BP) 140/90 may be certified for 2 years.
First time BP elevated:
Stage 1 - BP 140-159/90-99 Certification Period 1 year
Stage 2 - BP 160-179/100-109 Certification Period 3 months as one time certification. Within the 3 months, if the blood pressure is below 140/90, the driver may receive 1 year certification.
Stage 3 - BP Reading >180/110 Disqualified. When the blood pressure is less than 140/90, the driver can be certified at 6 month intervals.
Taking blood pressure medications will reduce your DOT medical card to one year if your blood pressure is under 140/90.
These criteria are important because there is strong prospective, randomized clinical-trial evidence that hypertension markedly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and that effective treatment reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. To be certified to drive, the driver should have ongoing hypertension management and be free of side effects that may impair safe driving. -FMCSA
We will take multiple readings and try to make you feel relaxed as possible.
Yes please bring them with you to your DOT physical exam.
The driver must be able to perceive a forced whisper voice in one ear, at no less than five feet with or without the use of a hearing aid.
If the driver fails the whisper test, the medical examiner will refer the driver to have an audiometry test.
A person is physically qualified to drive a CMV if that person: First perceives a forced whispered voice in the better ear at not less than five 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 better ear greater than 40 decibels at 500Hz, 1000HZ and 2,000 Hz with or without a hearing aid when the audiometric device is calibrated to the American National Standard Z24.5-1951.
Yes as long as you meet DOT hearing standards and noted on your medical card.
Yes on your medical card and long form.
You can be certified for one year if your BP is under 140/90mmHg.
No. Drivers taking medical marijuana cannot be certified even if your state allows it.
Without a DOT Diabetes exemption waiver the answer is No, not for interstate driving.
You can be certified for intrastate driving, meaning you can only drive in Florida
It will limit your DOT medical certificate to one year. Make sure your A1c is under 10.
Your A1c blood test must be current at the time of physical.
No. But you may apply for a federal waiver. To apply call 202-366-4001
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