What Should I Bring With Me To The Exam?
You should bring the following:
- A list of medications if you are taking any as well as the name and phone number of the provider that last prescribed each
- If you are taking any blood thinners, you must bring a recent PT/INR result as well as a letter from your attending physician describing your medical history and stating that you are safe to drive a DOT registered vehicle
- If you have had a heart attack, had a stent or valve replacement, then you will need to bring a letter from your heart specialist describing your medical history and stating that you are safe to drive a DOT registered vehicle
- If you wear eye glasses or hearing aid, you must bring them with you to the exam
- If you have suffered from a stroke, brain tumors or cerebral bleeding, you will need to bring a letter from the specialists that treated the condition describing your history and clearing you to drive a DOT registered vehicle.
- If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea you must bring a letter from your sleep specialists or whomever rendered the diagnosis or a reading from your CPAP machine demonstrating proper use - at least 4 hours/night, 70% of the total shifts.
- If you have diabetes, you may need to bring the results of a recent blood test called a hemoglobin A1C to demonstrate compliance with management requirements for that condition