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National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME)

Dr. Lawrence Paule is one of a few licensed Chiropractors that are certified by NRCME.  The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program. It requires all medical examiners (MEs) who wish to perform physical examinations for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to be trained and certified in FMCSA physical qualification standards. Medical examiners who have completed the training and successfully passed the test are included in an online directory on the National Registry website.

Arizona DOT Physical Exam For CDL

It is mandated by federal guidelines that all commercial drivers pass the DOT physical exam. The goal of this exam is to check whether an applicant is fit enough to drive safely at the present time as well as in the foreseeable future. Passing the exam successfully usually means you only have to take the exam in 24 months time, although in some cases this period might be shortened in case that serious health issues might appear in the future.

Department of Transportation CDL Physical Requirements

Passing the CDL DOT physical will require:.

  • Need to have 20/40 correctable vision in each eye as well as both combined. Vision correction devices such as glasses or contacts are permitted.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors found on traffic signals.
  • Needs to be able to perceive a forced whisper at a distance of at least 5 feet.
  • Maximum allowable blood pressure is 140/90. Use of prescription medication to achieve this threshold is allowed.
  • An applicant can have diabetes which is controlled through diet or medication. Diabetes which is controlled though insulin injections is not premitted
  • Your blood sugar level must be less than 200.
  • Use of schedule 1 drugs is disallowed

At the Accident Doctor Chiropractic Clinics, we offer the full CDL/DOT Exam with Basic Urinalysis for only $35. Drug Testing also available.

No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are always welcome.

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