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Frequently Asked Questions about our EasyDOT Physical

Question: Can I still get a DOT card if I am deaf in one ear?

Answer: Yes. But you must be able to perceive a forced whispered voice in ONE EAR at not less than FIVE FEET with or without the use of a hearing aid. If you fail the whisper test, you will be referred for an audiometry test and pass that to receive your certificate. You will not [...]

Question: Can I still get a DOT card if I am deaf in one ear?

Question: Will I fail my DOT Physical if I have Sleep Apnea?

Answer: No, but you may need to provide evidence of treatment. If you use a CPAP machine, you can print out a compliance report that demonstrates that you use the machine 70% of nights for at least 4 hours. There is currently NO MANDATE for Sleep Apnea testing of DOT Physical applicants, although it may [...]

Question: Will I fail my DOT Physical if I have Sleep Apnea?

Question: I take insulin for my diabetes. Can I still qualify?

Answer:  In a word, yes. You and your doctor will need to complete the following form: IDDM FORM There are some exceptions that will exclude you: If you have diabetes complications that potentially interfere with safety, such as kidney failure, severe neuropathy or retinopathy, OR if you have had a severe hypoglycemic episode in which [...]

Question: I take insulin for my diabetes. Can I still qualify?

Question: I have Hypertension. Can I still pass my DOT Physical?

Answer: Your blood pressure must be below 140 / 90 at the time of your DOT examination. We do our very best to provide a low-stress, comfortable environment to avoid “white coat syndrome”. It also helps to avoid caffeine and decongestants such as Sudafed. Get a good night’s sleep prior to your exam, too. If [...]

Question: I have Hypertension. Can I still pass my DOT Physical?
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