DOT Physicals

NRCMEThe Department of Transportation requires those with or applying for Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDL) receive a physical exam. This is required to check if the operator of the vehicle is physically fit to operate a large commercial vehicle now and in the foreseeable future. Requirements include:

  • At least 20/40 vision in each eye and with both eyes combined, with or without correction.
  • Must be able to determine the difference between the colors of traffic lights.
  • Should be able to hear a forced whisper at a distance of at least 5 feet.
  • Blood pressure at most 160/100.
  • Blood sugar at most 200.
  • Not a user of habit forming drugs, amphetamines, or narcotics.
  • If you have a cardiac problem, such as heart failure, you need to have passed a stress test with a note from the physician stating you have no driving restrictions.

AFC Urgent Care West Hartford offers convenient night and weekend hours to fit your schedule. We have a registered physician on staff who can perform DOT physicals. Our location is conveniently located at 1030 Boulevard in West Hartford. For more information, call 860.986.6440.
Dr. Iftikhar Aliiftikar-ali-afc-urgent-care-west-hartford
Medical Director, Physician, National Registry Certified