Driver Helpful DOT Physical Exams in Carrollton, KY
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Carrollton, Kentucky
(502) 732-6007
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Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exams in Carrollton, Kentucky


Kentucky Worx

Richard Kates, DC, National Registry Certified Medical Examiner

2478 Hwy 227
Carrollton, Kentucky 41008
(502) 732-6007

Hours of Operation:
M - F 8:00 - 5:00


  • DOT Physical Exams for Commercial Truck Driver (CDL Physical Exam)
  • School Bus Physical Exams
  • Work/School/Sport Physicals
  • DOT & Non-DOT Drug Testing
  • DOT & Non-DOT Alcohol Testing
  • DOT Randomized Drug Testing Programs

Driving Directions

Between Cincinnati and Louisville
I 71 exit 44
227 North 1 mile
clinic on left - truck parking or right

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Our Office is Driver Helpful!

Drivers and Motor Carriers are our Priority!

Get your next DOT Physical Exam at our truck driver helpful and convenient clinic located in Carrollton, KY.

What is a Driver Helpful DOT Physical?  Helping drivers and motor carriers is what we do.  Drivers with certain medical conditions need a medical examiner who not only knows the medical requirements, but who is interested in helping the driver maintain their livelihood.  At the same time, our driving status determination provides the safety aspects that motor carriers expect and require.

Need your DOT Physical Exam Today?  Same day appointments are routine, just give us a call.  We know your time is valuable so we do our best to get your in and out quickly.  Our office also offers DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing and a random drug testing program.

Dr. Kates opened his practice in 2001 and serves the surrounding counties of Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Trimble. He expanded his practice in 2008 to serve commercial truck drivers and motor carriers. With his extensive knowledge of the DOT Physical exam medical guidelines, let Dr. Kates steer you through the DOT physical exam requirements so you can Keep on Truckin’.

Looking for a DOT Physical ExamCDL Physical Exam, or a School Bus Physical in Carrollton, Kentucky?  You’ve come to the right place!


Want to know more about the DOT Physical Exam? (Click Here) to access the FMCSA CMV Driver Fact Sheet regarding the DOT Physical Exam.



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Dr. Richard Kates graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles in 1997. He practiced in California for two years before moving to Kentucky to be near family. He opened his practice in Carrollton, Kentucky in 2001. Some of the services offered are DOT and NON DOT drug testing and alcohol screening. He is a DOT certified medical examiner performing both DOT and NON DOT physical exams. He currently lives in Carrollton with his wife and four children.

NRCME Number: 1145557668