DOT Physical Exam Questions and Answers
Premier Urgent Care has DOT certified doctors who provide medical exams needed for your commercial driver’s license in Newington CT and Oxford CT. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments on our testing services, please do not hesitate to call us or book an appointment online. Walk-ins are welcome! We hope to help you soon with all your employment testing needs.
Why do I need a DOT physical for CDL?
To receive a CDL or Commercial Driver’s License, you need to get a physical. However, a physical from just any doctor will not suffice. To get your CDL medical card you need a specialized DOT Physical from a doctor certified from the state to administer them. You may ask yourself, “Where can I get a DOT Physical near me in the Connecticut area?” The answer is Premier Urgent Care. We have 2 locations in Connecticut to serve you – Premier Urgent Care @ Newington and Premier Urgent Care @ Quarry Walk Oxford. The doctors at these walk in urgent care centers are board certified and can conduct a DOT Physical at their state-of-the-art facilities. After passing the examination, our staff can fill out all the necessary paper work to get you certified and on the road with your CDL license.
How can I get an DOT physical at Premier Urgent Care?
DOT Physicals at Premier Urgent Care in Newington, CT and Oxford CT are by appointment only as we need to make sure one of our certified doctors are available. By making an appointment with us, you avoid wasting a trip and it further facilitates your visit with us so we can get you in and out quickly. Call our nearest location to talk to our staff to schedule an appointment.
Never received a DOT Physical before?
We will examine and test a few things while you are here. These include your vision in each eye, the ability to distinguish colors, hearing, blood pressure, and any health conditions that may put others at danger down the road. These required aspects of a DOT Physical are done on site and all tests are conducted in our state of the art lab.
Need a DOT Physical renewal?
Don’t miss days of work while waiting for your primary care physician to become available. Renew your CDL medical card with Premiere Urgent Care.
Corporate Account for Employers
Employers, if you need a reliable location to send current and potential employees for their DOT Physicals, make Premier Urgent Care in Newington or Oxford CT your go to place for this service. Call our offices to talk to one of our medical staff about setting up a corporate account with us. This will further facilitate our employee’s examinations with us. DOT Physicals are generally valid for 24 months unless a medical condition necessitates a sooner examination, so send your employees to us and we’ll keep you informed if anyone does not pass their physical. This will keep your drivers from missing anytime on the road and get new employees up and running quickly.
Does insurance cover DOT physical?
No, in general, health insurance does not cover the cost of DOT Physicals.
The cost is $169 with additional charges for EKGs, xrays, or labs, only if necessary. DOT Physicals are done by appointment only. Please call for an appointment.