If you had your DOT Physical done at Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine, give us a call and inquire about the process for getting a duplicate made and sent to you. If your physical was not performed at Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine, call the doctors office that did the original DOT exam and find out [...]
No. These terms are used interchangeably. They are most often referred to as a DOT medical when referring to the DOT medical card, and DOT physical when referring to the DOT physical exam, and sometimes drivers refer to them as a CDL physical or CDL medical.
You will need to be off work for at least two months. You will need to get an Ejection Fraction and Exercise Tolerance Test, and be cleared by your Cardiologist before returning to work. This is a disqualifying medical condition, so once it is resolved, and before resuming operation of a CMV, you are responsible [...]
The DOT physical exam to get your medical card does not include a drug test. This does not mean that any company you want to work for will not request a pre-employment drug test — they most likely will. But the DOT physical exam requirements do not include a drug test. [...]
You are permitted to wear contact lenses provided you’re used to wearing them and have a good tolerance for wearing contacts. Be aware that monovision is a disqualification, so use of a contact lens in one eye for distant visual acuity and another lens in the other eye for near vision is not acceptable. [...]
You must have a distant visual acuity of at least 20/40 with or without corrective lenses:see at least 20/40 with both eyes togethersee at least 20/40 with the right eyesee at least 20/40 with the left eye.Monovision is a disqualification. Use of a contact lens in one eye for distant visual acuity and another lens in the [...]