North Central Health District


Department of Transportation Physicals

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Ensuring the Safety of All Drivers

If you’re new to the trucking industry, or need to get your records updated, we offer the the medical exams required to operate a commercial motor vehicle. Drivers are usually required to receive a physical every two years. Physical exams make sure drivers are fit to work and ensures there are no medical issues that could impact the driver’s ability to safely operate a vehicle.

What Does an Exam Include?

Each Department of Transportation physical exam includes:

  • A general physical exam
  • Vision and hearing checks
  • A blood pressure check
  • Labwork (urinalysis) 

What Should I Bring With Me?

Since this exam will determine your fitness to drive, bring information about any thing you need to operate day-to-day, along with your medical history. If applicable, provide information about:

  • Any prescription medications you take, including dosage
  • Medical aids or equipment you use (hearing aids, glasses, etc.)

Make an Appointment Today

Department of Transportation physical exams are by appointment only.

Call your nearest health department to ask questions or make an appointment!

Learn about our related health services:

Pregnancy Testing
STD/HIV Testing
Women's Wellness