THE SEACOAST’S TRUSTED OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER FOR OVER 30 YEARS
Seacoast Redicare provides comprehensive DOT services to employers and owners/operators. Our certified medical examiners understand the unique Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements to ensure a driver is fit to drive a commercial motor vehicle. In addition to a physical exam to obtain a medical card, we offer drug and alcohol testing services.
To ensure that there are no lapses in your certification, please call to schedule your DOT exam in advance of your current expiration date. If you have questions prior to your exam, call (603) 692-6066 and ask to speak to a clinical staff person.
Preparing for Your DOT Medical Exam
- All drivers must bring a complete list of medications including the dosage.
- You will need a note from your treating physician stating that you are safely able to drive a commercial motor vehicle if you are taking medication for:
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Or taking a controlled substance or any medication that may cause sedation
High Blood Pressure
To qualify for a DOT card, your blood pressure must be 140/90 or below with or without medication.
Vision and Hearing
If you wear glasses, contact lenses or hearing aids, bring them with you to your appointment.
Bring your most recent Hemoglobin A1C (HgA1C) and a note from your doctor stating that your diabetes is under control.
Sleep Apnea with CPAP
Provide CPAP data for the 90 days just prior to your exam.
If you have been diagnosed with a cardiac condition since your last medical card was issued, you will need a note from your cardiologist stating that you can safely drive a commercial motor vehicle. Stress test results are required every two years after you have suffered a heart attack.