DOT Physicals (CDL) in Yuma, AZ
Medical Services for Employees & Transportation Workers
If you are currently a worker and operate a commercial motor vehicle for your job or use one to get to and from your workplace, you most likely need to obtain a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical before you receive a commercial driver’s license (CDL).
What to Expect
You should look at a DOT physical exam like any other annual physical examination checkup. Our doctors will perform an exam to ensure your muscles and nerves are in optimal health, as well as assess your medical history to identify any pre-existing medical conditions.
This may include:
- Respiratory infections
- Cardiovascular disease
- Digestive problems
What Can Prevent Me from Obtaining My Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)?
Generally, most individuals will qualify to get their license unless there is a major concern to a condition preventing you from safely operating a motor vehicle. At Pinnacle Healthcare, we are experts at identifying complications quickly and determining what may interfere with you obtaining a CDL.
A few common reasons you may be disqualified from getting a commercial license include:
- Heart failure
- Diabetes requiring insulin
- Alcoholism or drug abuse
- Use of prescription drugs that may affect the ability to drive
DOT Physical Forms
If possible, please print and fill out the following forms prior to your visit.
- Medical Examination Report (MER) Form MCSA-5875
- Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC), Form MCDA-5876
- Insulin-treated Diabetes Mellitus Assessment MCSA-5870
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