About DOT Physicals
Getting a DOT Physical Exam Has Never Been Easier!
Just follow these three steps:
Schedule an Appointment
To schedule a DOT physical exam at our clinic, please contact us at (480) 677-4800. Please fill out the first two pages of the DOT FORM (bring all pages with you though).
Visit one of our office locations to receive your DOT Physical Exam DOT physical exams take approximately 30-minutes to complete and include:
Review of all past and present illnesses and injuries including heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, and nervous system health
Blood pressure reading
In accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a test for controlled substances is not required as part of this biennial certification. Please contact the FMCSA, or your employer, for information on controlled substances and alcohol testing requirements.
Obtain a Medical Examiner’s Certificate
Once all of the DOT physical requirements have been passed, you will be given a Medical Examiner’s Certificate and supporting documentation.
DOT Physicals are required for all Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders
The periodic DOT Physical examination is given to ensure that a driver is capable of safely operating a commercial vehicle.
Based on the Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical regulations, all DOT physical providers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to be trained and certified in FMCSA standards.
A DOT physical is typically valid for 24 months. In some cases, individuals with recurring ailments may be required to renew their DOT physical more frequently.
Upon reaching the two-year mark, a CDL holder must undergo another DOT physical to be re-certified.