If you have a commercial drivers license then you must have a physical every two years unless you are being monitored for some medical problem such as high blood pressure or a heart problem. We do physicals fast and inexpensive. We don't believe that you need to wait days or weeks to get your physical. Come in today or call us to schedule you appointment, because our prices are the lowest in the Modesto region.
The Motor Carrier Safety Act of 1935 gave the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) the authority to require medical certification for operators of motor vehicles. A physical examination with a certificate were required effective January 1, 1954. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) was created in 1970 and assumed the responsibility for drivers medical qualifications. The Motor Carrier Act of 1984, Federal Title 49, Part 391.41 is the legal authority guiding medical evaluation
Drivers of all commercial vehicles are required to have a medical examination. A commercial motor vehicle is any self-propelled or towed vehicle used on public highways in interstate commerce to transport passenger or property when:
Exams are required every 24 months or as directed by the examining practitioner, or when any driver's ability to perform his/her normal duties has been impaired by physical or mental injury or disease. Transportation firms need to be aware that inferior quality exams are to be avoided - they do not save money and they increase the liability of your company.
Romo Chiropractic has dedicated itself to bringing the safest and most up-to-date professional approach to the DOT Medical Examination / DMV Phyicial in the Modesto Area .
Wear comfortable clothes and bring any required forms, including the Medical Examination Report DL 51 (PDF) with "Driver Information" and "Health History" sections completed in black or blue ink.
We will Review you Health History and perform the following examination:
We'll complete your Medical Examination Report DL 51 (PDF) for Commercial Driver Fitness Determination form, give you a summary of your exam and provide a Medical Examiner's Certificate as appropriate.