Drug Test for DOT Physical

Drug Test for DOT Physical

“We have a provider who in the past worked in a facility that whenever a driver has a history of previous illegal substance abuse they gave them a drug screen (non dot) with every physical in order to certify. Today we had a driver that admitted to previous use...
Return to Work Evaluation after a Stroke

Return to Work Evaluation after a Stroke

  Americans with Disabilities Act – ADA I was asked to do an evaluation for an employee returning to work following a CVA. He operates a tow motor and the employer wants to ensure he will be safe. ADA concerns? The process for these type of evaluations is...
Specific Answers to DOT Examination Scenarios

Specific Answers to DOT Examination Scenarios

Temporarily Disqualified DOT physical 1)      If a patient is seen for a DOT physical and is temporarily disqualified due to a lack of appropriate documentation at the time of the exam (for instance, the patient has sleep apnea but doesn’t provide proof of compliance...
Confused Regarding Intrastate and CDL "yes/no" Checkboxes?

Confused Regarding Intrastate and CDL "yes/no" Checkboxes?

There is often confusion regarding motor carriers that only have intrastate drivers and non-commercial license drivers, yet still coming in for the DOT/CDL exam. Commercial Driver Program Recall that the FMCSA/DOT program is applicable to certain drivers and vehicles...
Confused Regarding Intrastate and CDL “yes/no” Checkboxes?

Confused Regarding Intrastate and CDL “yes/no” Checkboxes?

There is often confusion regarding motor carriers that only have intrastate drivers and non-commercial license drivers, yet still coming in for the DOT/CDL exam. Commercial Driver Program Recall that the FMCSA/DOT program is applicable to certain drivers and vehicles...