Dragonfly Health providers will review your medical history, conduct a visual evaluation, and refer you for additional testing and diagnosis as needed. Following the session, your Dragonfly Health provider will prepare a completed medical examination report form as part of your commercial driver’s medical certification.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) requires commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operators to have the DOT physical exam to maintain their driver certification. The DOT deems professional drivers who operate commercial vehicles of five tons or more as ‘safety-sensitive’ because they can affect both their safety and the public’s safety. Drivers must provide periodic physical examination reports to maintain compliance and continue working. Certified Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) medical examiners can perform the DOT physical. Your exam at Dragonfly Health follows the specific guidelines of the FMCSA to ensure that commercial drivers are in satisfactory health and able to work safely.
Insurance is not accepted for physicals at Dragonfly Health and payment is due at the time of visit.
Bring any required forms including the DOT Medical Examination Report with Driver Information and Health History sections completed.
Our practitioners can only verify immunizations administered at our clinics or with appropriate documentation.
A DOT physical should not replace an annual wellness physical.
The DOT physical comprises of tests, measurements, and evaluations, including:
Physical examination covering the following categories:
The DOT physical examination at Dragonfly Health forms a part of your medical certificate. It confirms your health status for being able to perform the demanding profession of a CMV driver, and help keep the nation’s roads safe. A DOT physical examination is not intended to replace a comprehensive annual wellness exam.