If you’re beginning a career in the transportation industry, you’ve probably heard of a DOT physical. You may be carrying heavy freight or transporting a large number of people via bus. Whatever the circumstance, you need a DOT--Department of Transportation--physical to complete the employment [Read More]
DOT Physical for drivers
Reasons a Driver May Fail a DOT Physical
A Department of Transportation (DOT) physical isn’t aimed at testing your driving skills. Instead, it is to assess your health conditions to determine if you're physically qualified to operate a commercial vehicle. Is there anything that can hinder you from passing a DOT physical? There are a [Read More]
What do DOT drug tests check for?
The Department of Transportation (DOT) is cognizant of how Illicit drug use by people operating commercial vehicles is especially detrimental to the transportation industry as well as to the traveling public. This is why it requires companies in the transportation industry to have their employees in [Read More]
What Does a DOT Physical Consist Of?
A position of employment that requires a high standard of safety for both the employee and the public necessitates a pre-employment physical, specifically a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical, in order to obtain a commercial driver’s license. A DOT physical is mandated by the Federal Motor [Read More]
Who Needs to Get a DOT Physical?
In the United States and many other parts of the world, vehicular crashes are a public health concern. Injuries and deaths from crashes are preventable if we all take the necessary steps to ensure road safety for everyone. One crucial part of this is undergoing a DOT physical if you drive a [Read More]