What are the medical requirements for a CDL license?
- In addition, to qualify for a CDL you need to pass a written test and a physical examination. You need to have good hearing, eyesight, normal use of your arms and legs, and normal blood pressure. Employers are required to check their drivers for drug and alcohol use.
How do I send my CDL medical card?
If you are sending by email, the medical examiner’s certificate must be sent as an attachment and not as a link. Fax: The fax number to submit your medical examiner’s certificate to the Department is 512-424-2002. Please set your fax to accept a confirmation receipt for your records.
Where do I email my DOT medical card?
If the CDL driver or non CDL driver fails to send a copy of their DOT medical certificate in time, they may be downgraded to a non-CDL. You can also send your DOT certificate the NC DMV by email to [email protected]
Where do I send my medical examiners certificate in California?
Medical Certificate Renewal
- Mail to: Department of Motor Vehicles.
- Other Contact Information: California Department of Motor Vehicles website: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/
- Other Info (California Only):
Can I self certify online?
You can fill out the required information online to self-certify for your CDL. You will need to provide your: First and last name. Driver’s license, ID, or learner’s permit number.
Where do I send my CDL medical card in PA?
If the CDL holder is submitting the required form(s) less than 30 days before the due date, it can be faxed to PennDOT at (717) 783-5429, emailed to [email protected], or hand delivered to your local PennDOT Driver License Center for processing.
What does CDL medical exam consist of?
What Does this Exam Consist of? A DOT Physical evaluates a driver’s vision, blood pressure, and a complete review of their medical history. This can help ensure that a driver does not have certain health conditions and can safely operate a commercial vehicle.
How do I get my CDL back after my medical card expires?
How can I get my CDL privileges back if I am non-certified? If the medical examiner’s certificate has expired, you must obtain a new one and provide it to the Department. If the variance (waiver) has expired, you must renew it with FMCSA and it must be provided to the Department.
How long can your CDL be expired?
A CDL may be valid anywhere for 5 to 8 years, depending on your State of residence. To maintain the CDL, you have to have a yearly physical exam to ensure you are healthy enough for the job. But then your license is good to go until the day it expires!
What is form MCSA 5876?
If the Medical Examiner determines that the driver examined is physically qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle in accordance with the physical qualification standards, the Medical Examiner will complete and provide the driver with a Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC), Form MCSA-5876.
Do I need a DOT physical to get a CDL permit?
All CDL applicants must pass a physical exam administered by a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) certified physician before being issued a CDL and periodically for as long as the continue to drive trucks.
Will I lose my CDL if my medical card expires?
Driving Record Requirements for Obtaining a CDL If you were required to get a medical card, keep a close eye on the expiration date. If you don’t complete your CDL medical card renewal on time, you’ll lose your CDL privileges, which could cost you valuable income.
When should I Self Certify?
7 days off sick or less If you’re off work sick for 7 days or less, your employer should not ask for medical evidence that you’ve been ill. Instead they can ask you to confirm that you’ve been ill. You can do this by filling in a form yourself when you return to work. This is called self-certification.
How often do you have to self certify CDL?
Depending on the validity period of your certificate, you will most likely have to re-certify every 1-2 years. Failure to complete your initial self-certification, or to re-certify by your self-certification expiration date thereafter, will result in the downgrade of your CDL to a Class D license.