DOT Physicals in Bridgeport, CT – Only $75
Our certified clinicians at DOCS Urgent Care of Bridgeport provide all commercial drivers simple walk-in DOT physicals. A FMCSA certified doctor will be able to go through the examination with you so you’ll be on your way to working.
At DOCS Urgent Care of Bridgeport, we accept most major insurance plans. Don’t worry about scheduling an appointment, our location offers walk-in DOT physicals (a.k.a. CDL physicals).
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DOCS URGENT CARE – BRIDGEPORT
1677 E Main St
Bridgeport CT, 06608
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What to Know About DOT Physicals
What is a DOT (department of transportation) Physical?
A Department of Transportation physical evaluates a driver’s vision, blood pressure, and medical history. DOT physicals are required of a driver every 24 months. Our FMCSA certified Docs Urgent Care doctors will supply Bridgeport patients.
Our D.O.T. medical physicians are highly experienced and trained to evaluate the regulations to stop any drivers from being disqualified. Commercial drivers in the Bridgeport, CT area, be proactive, and stop by your local DOCS Urgent Care for your DOT exam.
Are cdl physicals the same as dot physicals?
What do i need to bring to the DOT Physical?
Before your DOT (CDL) physical, make sure you bring with you your valid driver’s license, a a review of your medical history, any prescription glasses or contact lenses, hearing aids if necessary, and a list of current prescriptions. This will save time, and give your doctor the information needed to proceed.
Drivers are required to list if they’ve endured any of the following:
- Brain injuries
- Hearing loss
- Diabetes (insulin dependency)
- Impaired Vision
- Missing Limbs
- Chronic Pain
- High Blood Pressure
- Able to recognize colors (red, green, yellow)
- History of alcoholism or drug use
- Heart attack or heart disease
- Kidney disease
What is included in a DOT (CDL) physical?
VisionYour doctor will test your vision for at least 20/40 in both eyes and make sure you’re able to distinguish various colors. (With or without prescription lenses)
HearingDrivers must be able to perceive what is known as a “forced whisper” at less than five feet away with or without their hearing aid.
Blood Pressure/Pule RateTo make sure you’re healthy to be sitting for long periods of time, your blood pressure and pulse will be checked for any irregularities.
UrinalysisA urinalysis scans for any common disease or underlying medical conditions that may need attention.
Physical ExaminationIn the physical examination you will be tested for:
- General appearance (weight, tremors, drug/alcohol problems)
- Mouth & Throat (breathing and swallowing)
- Lungs & Chest (breathing)
- Abdomen & Organs (unusual masses, hernias, weakness)
- Vascular System (weak pulse, blood flow, varicose veins)
- Limbs (Loss or damage, weakness)
- Skeletal (limitation, tenderness)
- Neurological (balance, reflexes, speech)
- Hepatitis A (Hep A)
- Hepatitis B (Hep B)
- Polio/ Tetanus/ Typhoid
- Influenza (Flu)
What if i need to update my vaccinations?
- Hepatitis A (Adult)
- Hepatitis A (Pediatric)
- Hepatitis B (Adult)
- Hepatitis B (Pediatric)
- Zostavax (Shingles)
- Polio (IPV)
- Rabies Vaccination
- Tetanus Diphtheria (TD)
- Tetanus Diphtheria
- Pertussis (TDAP)
- Twinrix (Hep A & B Combination)
- Yellow Fever
what if i do not pass the dot physical (A.k.a. cdl physical)?
The DOT(CDL) physical exam determines if you are healthy and able to operate a large vehicle. Our doctors, to the best of our abilities will determine if you could be a danger to other motor vehicle drivers.
You can receive a second opinion as long as you are honest with your medical history. Leaving out information can lead to a disqualification or future fines.