What is the purpose of the DOT/CDL physical exam?
A DOT/CDL physical exam is required to obtain a commercial driver’s license.
The Department of Transportation requires physical examinations for drivers who:
- Drive a vehicle that can carry more than eight people.
- Transport hazardous materials.
- Operate vehicles with a capacity of more than 15 people.
- Operate vehicles with a gross combined weight rating of more than 10,000 lbs.