Tennessee CDL and DOT Medical Card Requirements
Beginning January 30, 2012, all CDL Drivers in the state of Tennessee are now required to self certify to a single type of commercial operation. You are responsible to provide TDOSHS with your self-certification of operating status by January 30, 2014. RightCare Family Practice in Gallatin, TN is now proud to offer Department of Transportation Certified Medical Physicals (DOT Physicals) to satisfied the new DOT Medical Card Requirements.
Based on this self certification, you may need to provide the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) with a current medical examiner’s certificate and show any variance you may have to obtain or keep your CDL and RightCare Family Practice is proud to offer the necessary services to all Tennesee CDL Drivers and DOT Employees.
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Here are some important things to know about keeping your CDL and DOT Medical Card Current:
You must meet the Federal DOT medical certificate requirements.
You must meet the medical requirements for the State of Tennessee.
If you do not provide TDOSHS with your self-certification and medical certificate by January 30, 2014, TDOSHS will notify you that you are no longer medically certified to operate a CMV in non-excepted Interstate commerce. TDOSHS will then remove all your CDL privileges from your license.
Submit your Self-Certification and Medical Certificate to Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Submit the following two documents:
- SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE – Visit the TN Government Website to explore the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security.
- Copy of your valid DOT MEDICAL CARD (the medical card, not the long form). Enlarge the copy to ensure that all information is legible.
Tennessee Dept. of Safety and Homeland Security
Commercial Driver License Division – Med Cert
1148 Foster Ave
Nasvhille, TN 37243
If by email please send the scanned copies in a PDF.
For questions please call 615-687-2312. Please have your commercial driver license number readily available.
Keep Your Medical Card Current With TN Department Of Safety
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will be adding your medical certification status and the information on your medical examiner’s certificate to your Commercial Driver’s License System (CDLIS) record. CDL holders required to have a ”certified” medical status who fail to provide and keep up-to-date their medical examiner’s certificate with TDOSHS will become ”not-certified”.
Before your medical card expires you must have a new medical examination and obtain a new medical certificate. You are responsible for providing your valid medical certificate to TDOSHS.
If your medical card expires, TDOSHS will notify you that you are no longer medically certified to operate a CMV in non-excepted Interstate commerce. TDOSHS will then remove all your CDL privileges from your license.
You may submit your new medical certificate by mail, fax, or email, as described above.
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