Q:Can any doctor do my DOT physical?
A: No, Only a FMCSA certified medical examiner may do the DOT physical.
Q: What kind of things are on the physical?
A: There are things like blood pressure, vision screening, hearing test, heart, lung, abdominal exam, muskuloskeletal exam and urinalysis.
Q: Do many people fail?
A: Some do, but most pass. Make sure your blood pressure is under 140/90, and you can see with at least 20/40 vision in both eyes. These tend to be the most common reasons.
Q: How long does the DOT Physical exam take?
A: Provided you are fairly healthy, about 30mins
Q: What do I need to bring with me?
A: Your driver's license, a list of prescribed medications and the doctors that prescribed them and ....(a semi-full bladder) If you've have medical conditions, we may need some documentation from your treating physician.
Q: Will I get my DOT medical card there?
A: Yes, as soon as you meet the minimum dot medical card requirements.
Q: I went somewhere else for my last CDL physical in Fort Myers, but they aren't registered . Where can I go?
A: Easy! Come to Fast CDL Physical in N. Fort Myers. We welcome you.
Q: Can I get a blood pressure or urine test before I get a DOT physical?
A: Yes, just like any other citizen. You can get individual tests to check your health.
Author: Milissa Rich