Are You Allowed To Repeat Your CDL Physical Exam If You Fail?

Are You Allowed To Repeat Your CDL Physical Exam If You Fail?

You have done everything right: found a certified examiner, hydrated, avoided caffeine and tobacco before your appointment, brought your medications, and disclosed your pertinent medical history. You never expected to have a problem. But then, something goes wrong, and the examiner fails you. You’re spiraling, worried you are going to lose your job. If you…

5 Reasons To Do Your DOT Medical Examiner Training Course Online
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5 Reasons To Do Your DOT Medical Examiner Training Course Online

Healthcare is scientific and evidence-based. Those of us working in the field usually don’t want the most cutting-edge, risky option. We want the tried and true. Face-to-face training typically fits that bill. However, online training isn’t new. We have been utilizing it corporately since the 90s. During COVID-19 and lockdowns, we have had to adapt,…

Five Steps to DOT Urine Collection Certification
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Five Steps to DOT Urine Collection Certification

A Department of Transportation (DOT) specimen collector plays a critical role. Your job is to ensure and verify the integrity of the screening process. You are the only person who has direct contact with the employee, and you start the chain of custody for test specimens and results that are admissible in court. Along with…

How to Recertify as a DOT Medical Examiner in 2023
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How to Recertify as a DOT Medical Examiner in 2023

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires training and testing on the physical qualification standards and guidelines to become a Department of Transportation (DOT) certified medical examiner (ME.) You must complete a free course every five years through the FMCSA, which you can access through your National Registry Account. Additionally, you need to recertify…