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How to Prepare for The DOT Physical


Tips to Prepare for the DOT Physical Examination for CDL

Before your DOT Physical Examination, you will want to read over these important tips that will help you prepare before your exam. Additionally, we offer information on the important items you must bring to the examination. Click here to view this information.

How to Prepare for the DOT Physical Examination for CDL

  • Don't drink coffee the morning of your Austin DOT Physical Examination for CDL.

  • Get plenty of rest the night before your Austin DOT Physical Examination for CDL.

  • Don't drink coffee or other caffeine the morning of your Austin DOT Physical Examination for CDL.

  • Do not smoke cigarettes 60 minutes before your physical examination Austin DOT Physical Examination for CDL.

  • Do drink some water prior to arriving for physical examination for urine test Austin DOT Physical Examination for CDL.

  • Before the test, sit for five minutes with your back supported and your feet flat on the ground. Rest your arm on a table at the level of your heart.

  • Wear short sleeves so your arm is exposed.

  • Wear shoes or boots that are easily removed.

  • Don't wear layers of cloths. We will be listening to your heart, lungs,
    abdomen and will be pressing on you abdomen.

  • Wear pants and belt that can be easily remove for hernia test, reflexes
    and pulses etc.

  • Complete Medical History forms prior to appointment.

  • Check out “What to bring to a DOT Exam” and bring necessary, documents, names of medications, reason for medication, and prescribing doctor information.