DOT physicals

Operation of a large vehicle

Get a DOT physical at any urgent care.

Get in and out and back on the road.

We’re proud to offer Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams. DOT physicals meet new guidelines set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

DOT physicals include:

  • Health history review
  • Hearing and vision tests
  • Urine test
  • Blood pressure and pulse check
  • Physical exam

If you pass your exam, the doctor will give you a copy of the medical certificate. A DOT physical is valid for up to 24 months. 

Why are DOT driver physicals needed?

Drivers of commercial vehicles have safety-sensitive jobs. This means their work can affect their safety and the public’s safety. To help make sure that drivers are healthy, a regular physical is required. A DOT physical meets strict FMCSA guidelines.

How to prepare for your exam: 

  • Don’t drink coffee or smoke 30 minutes prior.
  • Bring:
    • Glasses, contacts or hearing aids
    • A medication list and contact information for the doctor who prescribed them
    • Medical exam report form 
    • Paperwork from any specialists you see