A physical examination and drug screen is required by the Department of Transportation (DOT) for drivers carrying commercial loads on public roads. The physicians of Doctors Immediate Care understand the DOT physical requirements and go through the checklist that the medical examiner is required to go through to conduct the physical exam.
Our staff provides cost effective and professional convenient care DOT medical services including DOT physicals and compliance, wellness programs.
Our Services Include
|Pre-Placement Physicals||DOT Physicals|
|Pre-Placement Functional Evaluations||Executive Physicals|
|Drug Screens||Hair Testing|
|Random Drug Testing, Test cup||Alcohol Screens|
|Pulmonary Function Testing||Audio grams|
|Fit Testing||Adult Immunizations|
|PPD Testing||Blood Panels|
A DOT physical exam is the evaluation required in order to operate a commercial vehicle. It is referred to as a “medical fitness for duty” examination, which ensures that each driver is capable and healthy enough to successfully complete the duties associated with commercial driving.
What the DOT Physical Covers
– Blood pressure/pulse rate
– Physical Examination
Individuals operating the following vehicles in interstate commerce need to have a completed DQ file:
– Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) or gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), or gross combination weight (GCW) or gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 10,001 pounds or more.
– Vehicles designed to transport more than 15 people, or more than 8 people when there is direct compensation involved.
– Vehicles transporting hazardous materials that require the vehicle to be placarded.