DOT Physical

Brentview Medical Urgent Care medical providers are certified to do Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. Our medical providers are Certified Medical Examiners for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The DOT physical exam ensures that commercial drivers and other safety-sensitive employees are in good health to drive safely. There are strict guidelines for this examination and we do everything possible to make this experience as seamless as possible for you.

Please bring the following with you to the DOT physical:

  • Driver’s License
  • List of medications
  • Eyeglasses (if applicable)
  • Recent lab tests (if available)

The DOT physical tests a variety of things including the following:

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Urine analysis
  • Vital signs
  • Physical examination

The maximum time that one can be certified for is 2 years. If you have a medical problem, you may certified for a shorter period (e.g. 1 year). Please make sure to take all your medicines on the day of your DOT physical. If your blood pressure is elevated on the day of your DOT exam, we are unable to certify you for the maximum 2 year period.

To save time, please complete your part of the DOT physical form (MCSA-5875) prior to your arrival at our clinic.

If you are a diabetic on insulin, your personal treating clinician will need to complete the following form: MCSA-5870.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call one of our FMCSA Certified Medical Examiners. Our DOT physical doctors will be happy to answer any questions before your visit.