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Category: DOT Physical Exam

The Truck Driver with Physical Impairment and Federal Regulations

The article “Disqualified” appeared in Overdrive magazine in 2006.  Although somewhat dated, it gives valuable insight into the commercial driver with impairments caused by physical or medical conditions.  It tells of the personal […]

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High Blood Pressure and the DOT Medical Examination: “real”, or “white coat”, – Guidelines still apply.

One reason I see drivers become frustrated during the physical examination is when they are told that their blood pressure is elevated or that they may have hypertension. The “knee jerk” response […]

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