Author: Bruce Porter

Frequently Asked Questions About Your Upcoming DOT Physical Exam

What is the DOT Physical? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sets regulations for the safe operation of commercial vehicles. There are specific regulations and assessments regarding drivers’ general health, as well as their mental and emotional fitness for the demands of commercial driving. What is covered in a DOT Physical Exam? If you’re a commercial driver, you will need to have a Department of Transportation physical. The physical is mandated by federal law and clears you to drive commercial vehicles. The physical also ensures that you can endure the long hours, exhausting schedules, and stress of operating commercial Read More »