DOT & Sports Physicals
Dr. Keeth is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Certified Medical Examiner, which qualifies her to perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals. DOT physicals can be completed for individuals at the InBalance Chiropractic & Wellness office or Dr. Keeth can schedule time to visit your office and perform all employee DOT physicals on-site.
What Are DOT Physicals?
Get you DOT Physical to be sure you stay on the road.
Government law requires drivers of commercial motor vehicles / trucks (CMVs) to get physical examinations. The official name for these exams is “Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Examinations,” yet it’s regularly abbreviated to “Spot physicals.” DOT physicals are intended to identify physical, mental, and health issues that can affect a CMV driver’s capacity to spend extended periods of time on the road. They’re likewise directed by law to make sure that drivers are fit for the road.
Since they are so intensely managed, DOT exams must be given by qualified examiners. These examiners are prepared to understand FMCSA guidelines and keep drivers from being improperly excluded. Controls change routinely and it’s essential to stay abreast of any rule changes.
You can’t lawfully work as a CMV driver unless you’re cleared for the road. Along these lines, DOT physicals are a must have requirement if you want to be licensed as a commercial driver. They help guarantee you will be safer on the road and less likely to have something (such as diabetes) impede your driving. This helps to ensure that you meet Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidelines.
DOT exams aren’t discretionary; however, you can choose where you receive them. Why not choose a doctor who is experienced, qualified, and reasonably priced to get your DOT physical?