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What to bring for your DOT Exam:
Drivers who have high blood pressure
Drivers who require eyeglasses, contact lenses, or hearing aids
You will be required to pass a vision and hearing test
Drivers who have diabetes
Drivers who have nighttime sleep disturbance (sleep apnea) and use a CPAP machine
Drivers who have heart-related issues, (including the use of stent, valve replacement, pacemaker, open-heart surgery, cardiac bypass surgery, or heart attack)
Drivers who have suffered a stroke, a brain tumor, seizure disorder, or bleeding in the brain
Drivers who have experienced the permanent loss of use in an arm or a leg
Drivers who are taking any medications that may cause sedation or sleepiness or controlled substances (includes narcotics, sleeping pills, anxiety medication, ADHD medication)
Drivers who are taking the blood thinner Coumadin (Warfarin)
If you are uncertain if you will qualify for a DOT card, you may want to schedule a visit with your primary or specialty physician BEFORE your re-certification date. Each physical examination, just like each DOT applicant, is unique.
**-The above are guidelines only, and not meant to be all inclusive or as a guarantee of passing the exam. Additional testing or/information may be required by Dr. David Boll.