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Georgia DOT Physical Exam For CDL

It is mandated by federal guidelines that all commercial drivers pass the DOT health exam. The purpose of this test is to determine whether a potential driver is fit enough to drive safely now and in the foreseable future. Successfully passing the exam means you have 24 month before you need to do it again, unless you have some health problem which might become worse in the in the near term, in which case the you’ll have to take the exam sooner.

Department of Transportation Requirements

Passing the DOT physical will require:.

  • With or without vision corrections, each eye, as well as both eyes combined, need to have 20/40 vision.
  • Must be capable of distinguishing colors found on traffic signals.
  • Hearing should be good enough to notice a forced whisper at a minimum distance of 5 feet.
  • Maximum allowable blood pressure is 160/100. Use of prescription medication to achieve this threshold is permitted.
  • Cannot have diabetes that requires insulin injections; diabetes controlled through a diet or oral medication is permitted.
  • The maximum level of blood sugar an applicant is allowed to have is 200.
  • Use of schedule 1 drugs is strictly disallowed
  • In case you are currently diagnosed with a cardiovascular disease such as congestive cardiac failure, collapse or cardiac insufficiency, then you will be required to provide the Medical Examiner with a stress test as well as with a note from your physician which states that you are able to drive a commercial motor vehicle without restrictions restrictions.
Check the the list below to discover a physical exam location close to you.

CDL Physical locations in Georgia

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210 Rock Street
Griffin Georgia
6475 Jimmy Carter Blvd.
Ste. 200
Norcross Georgia
(770) 242-7744
(770) 368-0164
1905 Beaver Ruin Rd.
Suite 175
Norcross Georgia
(770) 441-0444
(770) 449-7962
1368 Southlake Plaza Dr.
Morrow Georgia
(678) 422-8824
(678) 422-7291
220 N. Cobb Pkwy.
Ste. 400
Marietta Georgia
(770) 424-7125
(770) 424-7127
688 Spring Street NW
Atlanta Georgia
(404) 881-1155
(404) 881-9875
5670 Fulton Industrial Blvd.
Atlanta Georgia
(404) 344-3930
(404) 344-8265
5044 Clark Howell Hwy
Atlanta Georgia
(404) 765-2400
(404) 761-3090
1051 Talbotton Road
Columbus Georgia
(706) 322-2511
(706) 322-0913
4223 Highway 42
Conley Georgia
(404) 366-2900
(404) 366-2994
1157-B West Ave
Conyers Georgia
(770) 760-0066
(770) 922-7599
109 Minus Avenue
Ste. C10
Garden City Georgia
(912) 966-5445
(912) 966-5955
3580 Atlanta Ave
Hapeville Georgia
(404) 768-3351
(404) 763-2002
755 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road
Suite 1600
Lawrenceville Georgia
(770) 995-1500
(770) 995-1729