DOT MEDICAL EXAMINERS OF KANSAS
STEP 1. Fill out your health history using form below:
(Download Form here->) MCSA-5875
STEP 2. Complete your DOT physical exam with a nationally registered doctor (MD, DO, DC, PA, APRN)
- review of medical history
- discuss special medical conditions, diagnosis, restrictions and medications
- Check height, weight, blood pressure, pulse rate, range of motion, neurological, breathing, eyes, ears- urinalysis for blood sugar
STEP 3. We complete your paperwork. Photo ID required.
- If qualified, you get a DOT medical certificate that you may need to update with your state authority.
- You get 1 copy of the DOT physical form for the company or yourself. If you need, we will also fax the DOT physical form to your company.
If you don't meet the vision standards or you are using insulin for your diabetes it is also possible to apply for an exemption by going to the Federal Diabetes and Vision Exemption Program at the FMCSA website. If available, you may also apply for a intrastate diabetes or vision waiver from your state. For Kansas Vision Waiver / Kansas Diabetes Waiver click on the links provided.
Use of methadone is automatically disqualifying
Use of a narcotic (Lortab, Hydrocodone, Tylenol 3, etc.), amphetamine (Most ADHD medications, Stimulants),or other habit forming drugs without a prescription from a treating physician is disqualifying. If you are taking any of the above medications, by law you must have a note from your treating physician that states they have gone over the possible adverse side effects of the medication and that they feel you are safe to operate a commercial motor vehicle while taking any of the above substances. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us for more help.
5. Loss or impairement of an arm or limb that interferes
with commercial driving or tasks related to driving,
unless accompanied by a Skills Performance Certificate
6. A driver with a clinical diagnosis of alcoholism is disqualifying.
7. A driver with a certain medical condition(s) may disqualify or be placed on waiting periods that may require further testing.