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…

Hypertension and Passing Your DOT Physical Exam
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Hypertension and Passing Your DOT Physical Exam

Unfortunately, high blood pressure, referred to as hypertension, is becoming more common and affects nearly 50% of adults. In addition to taking care of your health problems today to prolong your life, you need to have your blood pressure under control to pass the Department of Transportation (DOT) physical to be a commercial truck driver….

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

There is an updated version of this article for 2024, read it here: Taking the Medical Examiner Recertification Exam in 2024? 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…