DOT and CDL Physical Exams in Bend, Oregon
Central Oregon DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Driver’s License Medical Certification
Bend DOT & CDL Physical Exams, Call Today 541-388-7799
Mountain Medical is Central Oregon’s expert provider of DOT exams for the nation’s largest transportation agencies like FEDEX, UPS, XPO Logistics, J. B. Hunt in addition local carriers like Central Oregon Truck Company. All of our medical providers are certified by the US Department of Transportation and are up-to-date on the latest requirements and regulations. Walk-in Appointments are welcome and always available from 7am to 7pm.
Driving a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) requires skill, experience, physical ability, and training in order to operate the vehicle safely. An applicant must pass both a skills and knowledge test designed to achieve these higher standards. . Serious traffic violations can have long lasting effects on the drivers ability to maintain certification. Commercial drivers need to always be cautious and have safety has a priority at all times.
A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination must be conducted by a licensed “medical examiner” listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry. The regulations determine when and how drivers with certain medical conditions can drive commercially. High blood pressure, recent heart attack, insulin dependent diabetes, seizures and strokes can all affect your ability to obtain the proper medical certification to drive commercially. often certain conditions and medications will require an additional wavier or approval from a specialist. Depending on the situation certifications may be limited in time, these periods can be as little as three months to the maximum of 2 years. If you need a Bend DOT Medical Exam, call us today at 541-399-7799 or contact us through E-mail.
Bend DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification
About the Exam:
A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination must be conducted by a licensed “medical examiner” listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry. The term includes, but is not limited to, doctors of medicine (MD), doctors of osteopathy (DO), physician assistants (PA), advanced practice nurses (APN), and doctors of chiropractic (DC).
How to Prepare for your DOT & CDL Exam:
- Bring your Photo ID.
- Bring your DOT/CDL permit number.
- Have a list of your medications.
- If you use glasses or a hearing aide to drive, bring them with you to the appointment.
- If you use a CPAP machine, bring a compliance report.
- If you use a sedating medication, bring a safety letter from the prescribing doctor.
- If you are prescribed insulin, bring the diabetes letter from your doctor.
- If your company pays for the exam, bring a purchase order or authorization.
- Remember, commercial insurance usually doesn’t cover this type of visit.
If the medical examiner finds that the person he/she examined is physically qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), the medical examiner will furnish one copy of the results to the person who was examined and complete a Medical Examiner’s Certificate. this information is also uploaded to the FMCSA’s website.