Medical Card/DOT Physical in Topeka
DOT Physical in Topeka, Kansas
For commercial drivers who need to obtain a DOT medical card, our licensed medical providers can perform a DOT physical.
If you are a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) driver in the United States, obtaining and maintaining a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate, also called a DOT medical card, is required by federal and state law to legally operate a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce. To obtain this certification, commercial drivers must pass the Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination to determine whether or not a driver is physically capable of operating a commercial vehicle safely, both presently and in the future. As a Top Rated Local® medical provider in Topeka, our licensed medical examiners are certified to conduct DOT physical exams according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) requirements. Call Aspire Rehab to schedule a DOT physical or stop by for a walk-in appointment. Read the information below to learn more about a DOT physical examination and the guidelines for obtaining a DOT medical card.
Who Needs This Service?
Interstate and intrastate commercial drivers may need to obtain this certification. A DOT physical is required for those who are operating the following vehicles:
- A vehicle designed or used to transport more than 9 passengers (including the driver) for compensation (a van, cab, etc.).
- A vehicle designed or used to transport more than 16 passengers (including the driver) not for compensation (a bus, shuttle, etc.).
- Transport requiring Placard for Hazardous Waste.
- Someone who has a gross vehicle or has a gross combination weight or is rated to transport 10,001 lbs or more (a semi truck, 18-wheeler, etc.).
What Is Included in a DOT Exam?
Below you will find what is including in your DOT exam.
- Eye Exam
- Blood Pressure Check
- Hearing Assessment
- Health History Review
- Urinalysis (not drug test)
Follow this link access what the DOT exam requirements are according to the FMCSA’s guidelines.
Arrange a DOT Physical with Aspire
If you would like to schedule an appointment for a DOT exam, don’t just search “DOT physical near me;” rather, call Aspire Rehab in Topeka today at (785) 246-5397, or follow this link to reach out to us online. Our team of licensed medical professionals would be more than happy to assist you with a DOT examination during our convenient business hours. While scheduling is preferred, walk-ins are always welcome.