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DOT Physical Exams

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If you’re a professional truck or a bus driver or a trucking company looking for FMCSA certified DOT Physicals in Van Nuys look no further. At Skyline Health Group, Van Nuys we offer FMCSA certified DOT Physicals at best price. Dr. Anthony Silva, DC at Skyline Health Group, Van Nuys is NRCME certified and registered to perform DOT physical examinations. The exams meet the requirements of the FMCSA Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for commercial drivers.

What is DOT physical exam?

The DOT requires all commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers or those who are applying for Commercial Driver's License (CDL) to receive periodic physical examinations. The purpose of DOT physical examination is to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of all the people who share the road with you. Hence during the physicals your overall health and physical condition is evaluated to ensure that you don’t have any health issues that would interfere with your ability to drive safely.

Only medical professionals who are listed on the FMCSA National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners can issue you a certificate. They have had the proper training in FMCSA regulations to determine if you’re fit enough to drive safely and fortify that you’re not wrongly disqualified.

A DOT medical card is valid for two years if the driver meets all the FMCSA standards. If you have a health condition that may inhibit your ability to drive, you may receive only a 1-year certificate. In certain conditions if your health issue is treatable, you may receive a 3-month certificate. After 3 months, if you show signs of improvement in medical condition, you’ll be eligible to get a 1 or 2-year certificate.

What to Bring to your DOT Physical Exam?

All Drivers:

  • Bring your driver’s license
  • Bring a complete list of medications
  • Arrive with a full bladder

Drivers Who Require Eye Glasses, Contact Lenses, or Hearing Aids:

  • Bring your glasses, contacts, or hearing aids
  • Bring your waiver
  • Bring a reading from your machine indicating you have used it appropriately

Drivers Granted a Federal Exemption Waiver:

 Drivers Who Have Night time Sleep Disturbance (Sleep Apnea) and use a CPAP Machine:

Skyline Health Group not only offers you FMCSA certified DOT Physicals in Van Nuys but can guide you with a treatment plan to improve your health conditions. Whether you are an individual driver or run trucking business with hundreds of drivers, we provide cost effective DOT Physical exams. Call us for same day appointments at great price: 818-922-7755