What happens during the DOT Physical exam?

  • ​Driver completes Driver Information and Driver Health History sections of DOT Physical
    Form MCSA-5875
  • A urine sample is taken: we check for specific gravity, protein, blood and sugar (not a drug test)
  • Height and Weight are recorded
  • Vision Test is performed
  • Hearing Test is performed
  • Blood pressure is taken (repeat testing a few minutes later if it is high)
  • Review of your medical history and current medication.
  • 14 Body System checks as described on page 3 of the DOT Physical Form MCSA-5875

The DOT physical takes about 20-25 minutes.

The most updated information can always be found at http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/