Certifications

CDL /DOT EXAMS with BASIC URINALYSIS

Dr. Douglas Gordon is certified by the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) to perform physical examinations for intrastate and interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.

The NRCME is a new program in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that requires Medical Examiners (MEs) to be trained and tested in FMCSA physical qualification standards.


CALIFORNIA DOT PHYSICAL EXAM FOR CDL

It is mandated by federal guidelines that all commercial drivers pass the DOT physical exam. The goal of this exam is to check whether an applicant is fit enough to drive safely at the present time as well as in the foreseeable future. 2-year certification is granted to the commercial driver who successfully completes the exam with no significant health issues.


DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CDL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Passing the CDL/DOT physical will require:

  • Need to have at least 20/40 vision in each eye as well as both combined. Vision correction devices such as glasses or contacts are permitted.
  • Must be able to perceive a forced whisper at a minimum of 5 feet away.
  • Maximum allowable blood pressure for a 2-year certification is 139/89. 1-year certification is allowed if either number is above that, but only if it is your 1st time while being examined.
  • Need to be able to distinguish colors found on traffic signals.
  • An applicant can have diabetes which is controlled through diet or medication. Diabetes which is controlled through insulin injections is not permitted.
  • No indication of a hernia found by palpation over the groin and lower abdomen.

**We offer the full CDL/DOT Exam with Basic Urinalysis for only $50.

**Please refrain from smoking or consuming caffeine for at least 2 hours before the examination. This will give false elevations in blood pressure.

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