Commercial Driver License Medical Examination

Medical Certification


Medical certification in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) physical standards is required when the driver is operating a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce that:

  • has a combined gross vehicle weight or weight rating of 10,001 pounds or more

  • is designed or used to transport 9-15 passengers (including the driver) for compensation

  • is designed or used to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) whether for compensation or not

  • transports hazardous materials in quantities that require placarding under the hazardous materials regulations