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DOT Physicals

DOT Physical Exam

A DOT physical is a checkup that is required for commercial vehicle drivers by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). This exam makes sure commercials drivers are able to meet the physical requirements for the job. This includes being able to tolerate the health risks posed by sitting for long periods of time.

DOT physicals are required in order to obtain a commercial driver’s license. They are used to determine the overall physical health and ability to safely operate a commercial vehicle. These determinations ensure that a commercial driver is medically qualified to handle the intense schedule, physical demands, and emotional stress of operating commercial vehicles, under all types of conditions.

Once the DOT physical is passed, the driver will receive a medical certificate that allows them to drive a commercial vehicle.

The DOT physical test the following:
• hearing
• vision
• blood pressure
• other health indicators.

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