DOT physicals are used to determine whether or not a person is physically fit to perform the duties that are required as part of their job. A DOT physical must be performed by a physician or medical professional who has been certified by the FMCSA, or Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association.
To get your annual DOT physical, you need to call and make an appointment with a physician who is certified to perform them. The staff of 8-2-8 Urgent Care can perform DOT physicals as well as many other types of testing.
A DOT physical is required by any person who operates a commercial or passenger vehicle that meets specific requirements. These include:
No. Drug tests are not part of the DOT physical. However, most companies normally require a mandatory five-panel drug test that includes screenings for marijuana, opiates, amphetamines, phencyclidine, and cocaine as part of their hiring process.
In order for a DOT physical to be performed, the medical professional will need the necessary forms to fill out. The person performing the physical will be required to include their certification and credentials to prove they were qualified to administer the test.
DOT physicals include the following:
Get your DOT physical examination at your nearest urgent care clinic. If you need to schedule your annual or bi-annual DOT physical, call the staff at 8-2-8 Urgent Care today!