Medical Condition – Medical Release Opinion

One of the complications of getting your medical certificate is if you have a medical condition that may pose a risk to safety while operating a commercial motor vehicle. How does this play into the FMCSA DOT physical exam? The medical examiner has a responsibility to ensure that a commercial driver does not have any […]

Your Best Driver Failed a DOT Drug Test, Now What?

What CDL Drivers & Employers Need to Know For many employers it can be a stressful and confusing time when an employee tests positive on a DOT mandated drug or alcohol test. Does the employer now have to “DO” anything? Must the employee be fired? How long will the driver be out? Can the driver […]

If You Take These Medications, You Might Not Get A CDL

If You Take These Medications, You Might Not Get A CDL If you suffer from anxiety, depression or other mental illnesses but take medication to treat the symptoms, you may be ineligible for a CDL or you may need a Medical Release Opinion letter. Millions of Americans suffer from anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses […]

DOT Physical Doctors Driver Friendly™ DOT Physical Locations

Same Day DOT Physicals Drug & Alcohol Testing Gallatin, TN Same Day DOT Physicals Drug & Alcohol Testing 529 Hartsville Pike Gallatin, TN 37066 Phone: 615-452-1575 Fax: 615-230-6041 Directions   Parking Parking for big rigs, buses and tractor trailers is available right next door at Food Lion Grocery Store. 615-452-1575   Same day appointments Walk […]

Not so fast on medical cards: CDL commercial drivers still must carry, Don’t get caught without your Medical Card!!

A driver was just in the office with a friend and was surprised that his buddy received a medical certificate/card following his physical here. Apparently, when the other driver got his physical at another clinic, he was told they no longer received a card stating they were “self-certified”. That is incorrect. They have to have […]