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A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination must be conducted by a licensed “medical examiner” listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry. The team at The Body Wellness Center provides licensed exams and is listed in the National Registry
Regular physical check-ups are needed for motorists who drive commercial vehicles. The Department of Transportation has made these physicals compulsory to ensure security standards on the streets. Who Wants a DOT Physical? • You’re commercially driving a vehicle that may hold 15 passengers or more and therefore are driving for more than 75 miles in the place where you work • You’re carrying some kind of hazardous chemicals in your vehicle • You’re operating a vehicle that has a weight or a weight rating of greater than 10,001 pounds and this automobile is used for interstate functionsRestrictions by DOT If you fall under any of these categories, you won’t be permitted to have a commercial permit. By way of example, you should have at least 20/40 vision (you’re permitted to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses in order to increase your vision). If you have diabetes and need injectable insulin, then it falls under one of those constraints specified by the DOT. Those who are found to use any narcotics or drugs that are habit-forming may also not be permitted to renew their licenses.The exam ProcedureThe very first thing you need to do is complete the top section of the DOT physical form. This section will ask you to get a lot of personal details that ought to be filled in properly. Once you complete this, you can move on to the next section which is about your medical history. Remember that every question must be answered honestly because if you lie on your form and you are caught afterward, you can confront plenty of legal problems.Once you finish filling in your form, the last part will have to be performed by a medical examiner. To be able to do this, the examiner will conduct a regular physical examination that may include a visual test, assessing of your blood pressure and pulse, a neurological evaluation, examination of your throat, ears, mouth and some other test that they could feel necessary. Should you pass this exam and you have no major physical issue, you will obtain the necessary medical certificate DOT Physical can now be carried out in comfortable settings and at your convenience. Visit a certified doctor so as to receive your examination completed so that you are able to drive your commercial vehicle without any problem.Is an after-hours emergency practice that delivers all sorts of emergency treatment services. Qualified staff and healthcare professionals take care of various problems which range from injuries to different ailments and they supply efficient treatment to patients in a quick and effortless way.
DOT physical exams: National Registry
A DOT physical exam is valid for up to 24 months. The Dr Fadi Sarkis can issue a medical examiner’s certificate for less than 24 months when it is desirable to monitor a condition, such as high blood pressure.