What Is Dot Exam?
Dot Exam

General Medical History

DOT Physical or Medical exam is required by FMCSA for a new and renewal of a commercial driver's license. The Doctor who performed this exam must be certified by FMCSA National Registry.

First, driver will fill out the form MCSA-5875 and answer general medical history. Then examining doctor will go over the medical history with the driver.

Our clinic will provide this form.

Vital Sign Check

The examining doctor or assistant will check the following:

Height, weight, blood pressure, and pulse. Blood pressure is a very important part of the exam. If you are taking medication to control your blood pressure please let the examining doctor know that you are taking the medication. You should take your medication when you are going to the DOT exam. If your blood pressure reads too high at the time of examination, the doctor can disqualify you until your blood pressure is under control according to the FMCSA guideline.

Vision Test

Do you wear eye glasses or contact lenses? Make sure to wear and bring them with you on the day of the DOT exam.

Vision exam is important part of the DOT exam. The standard is at least 20/40 acuity test.  This means a person with 20/40 vision sees things at 20 feet that most people who don’t need vision correction can see at 40 feet. At least 70 degree field of horizontal vision. You should be able to distinguish signal light colors.

For more information about the vision test.

Hearing Test

Standard: Must be able to hear and perceive whispered voices at a minimum 5 feet. If you are using hearing aid make sure to wear them at the time of examination.  For more information about hearing test.

Urine Test

Urinalysis includes:

Sugar (glucose), blood, protein, and specific gravity. The main reason for the urine test is to check for diabetes, kidney diseases and urinary infection.

DOT Exam

Medical History
Blood pressure
Vision test
Hearing test
Urine Test

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