DOT Medical Examiner
DOT /CDL TRUCKER & TLC PHYSICALS, DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING
Call Us: 718-701-5949 /
The ability to exceed 6 METS (beyond completion of Stage II, or 6 minutes) on a standard Bruce protocol without the presence of ischemic symptoms or signs, such as characteristic angina pain or 1mm ST depression or elevation in 2 or more leads or marked T wave abnormality. There should be no inappropriate systolic blood pressure (SBP) and or heart rate responses ( SBP should rise 20mm or greater), with the ability to meet or exceed 85% of the age predicted maximal heart rate ( unless on Beta blockers), and no ventricular dysrhythmia.
To book a DOT physical exam call 718-701-5949 or 718-939-9020.
Please note that the Medical Examiner is responsible for making the final determination of driver status for the purpose of certification for commercial driving after considering the opinion of treating physician.
If the driver does not meet the guidelines and it is still your opinion that the driver is safe to operate a commercial vehicle, please identify the particular guidelines not met and state the reason why you feel the driver should continue to operate a commercial vehicle. We will use our best discretion, keeping in mind public safety being paramount. Feel free to contact us with any questions.
Clearance from a cardiovascular specialist who understands the functions and demands of commercial driving.
Satisfactory ETT every two years**
If an ETT is inconclusive, an imaging stress test may be indicated.
Evaluation and clearance from a cardiovascular specialist who understands the functions and demands of commercial driving.
Satisfactory ETT every two years.**
NOTE: If an ETT is inconclusive, an imaging stress test may be indicated.
Clearance by cardiovascular specialist who understands the functions and demands of commercial driving such as load/unloading cargo, tarping trailers, inspecting brake lines and putting on tire chains.