DOT Physical Exam in El Paso and Horizon City, TX
At UCare Urgent Care and Walk-In Clinic, our medical doctors and professional staff offer DOT Physical Exams for commercial drivers. For more information, contact us today! We are a walk-in clinic located at Horizon City TX, on North Zaragoza Rd. in El Paso TX, and on Lee Trevino Dr. in El Paso TX.
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If you absolutely love to drive and you truly desire to make a career out of it, the very first step that you need to take to be able to obtain your commercial driver’s license is for you to take and pass, a DOT physical.
A DOT physical is required of you to obtain to ensure that you are physically able and fit to operate a commercial vehicle without endangerment to yourself and other drivers on the road. Some of the requirements include:
• You must have a vision that is 20/40 correctable in each eye and combined
• You will have the ability to determine the difference between the colors of the traffic lights
• You will have the ability to hear a loud whisper at a distance of at least 5 ft.
• You will have controlled blood pressure according to FMCSA guidelines
• Your blood sugar must be no higher than 200, and you will need a waiver if you are currently taking insulin
• You should have NO usage of habit-forming drugs, amphetamines, or narcotics
At UCare Urgent Care and Walk-In Clinic, our medical doctors and professionals administer DOT physicals for commercial drivers. Call us to make an appointment today.
There are many items that our medical doctor or urgent care professional will need to conduct during your appointment. Some of the medical diagnoses will include: checking your pulse and blood pressure, we need to conduct a complete vision test, we need to take an examination of your eyes, throat, mouth, and ears, our doctor will listen to your heart and lungs to be sure that there are no abnormalities, we will check you for scoliosis or any spinal deformities, we will conduct a neurological examination, we need to conduct a hernia check, we will check your abdomen for any abnormalities, we will check for any hearing dysfunctions and then lastly conduct a urinalysis.
We want to ensure that we fully inform all of our patients about what will be conducted during their appointment at UCare Urgent Care and Walk-In Clinic. Please be sure to bring any questions with you to your appointment and our doctor or medical professional will be sure to get that answered for you.
Please make sure to bring the following with you to your appointment at UCare Urgent Care and Walk-In Clinic:
• Your current state driver’s license
• Glasses or contacts (if you are prescribed any)
• Your medical history
Your medical prescriptions, all current medications, and over-the-counter medications that you are currently taking. If you have any questions or concerns on DOT physicals or how to obtain one or, other employer services, please call us to speak with one of our medical professionals. We are open 7 days a week, 365 days a year: Open Monday–Friday from 9AM – 9PM and Saturday-Sunday from 9AM – 5PM. We serve patients from El Paso TX, Horizon City TX, Lee Trevino Drive TX, Fort Bliss TX, Mission Valley TX, Resler Canyon TX, Alfalfa TX, Montwood TX, and BEYOND.