Curious about the types of drugs DOT physical tests for? FastMed can provide answers to your question in addition to the various other aspects of the medical examination.
Although drug testing may not always be a part of your DOT physical exam, your company may require it be done at the same time. The types of drugs DOT physical tests for are part of a five panel test from a urine sample. These five drugs include marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including heroin), amphetamines/methamphetamines and Phencyclidine (PCP). Additionally, an alcohol test may be administered via saliva or breath to calculate your blood alcohol content (BAC).
Aside from Drug Screening, What Else Does the DOT Physical Test?
Aside from screening for drugs, DOT physical tests for other components to ensure the safety of the driver and other drivers on the road. The other parts of the test are administered to ensure the safety of each driver and the individuals on the road with the driver. FastMed performs the testing in a safe, accurate and welcoming environment by trained medical professionals. The medical staff administering the tests are licensed specifically for DOT physical tests and are re-tested every five years to maintain their license. Additionally, an exam is administered every ten years to each medical professional to retain the required certification associated with DOT exams.
FastMed is open late and on weekends, making it easy and convenient for even the busiest of schedules. The FastMed facility is state-of-the-art and kept in immaculate condition. Now that you know what drugs the DOT physical tests for, stop into FastMed and experience our top rate service. We make it our goal to offer convenient in and out service in less than an hour. No appointment is necessary for any DOT exam and FastMed makes it possible to be evaluated for a low rate starting at just $85!
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