DOT Card

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by brown67, May 22, 2016.

  1. brown67

    brown67 Active Member

    Got my DOT physical appointment tomorrow and printed out the paper from upsers.com. I noticed that one of the pages is a Medical Exam Certificate just like our small one we carry, except its 8 1/2 by 11 inches. Otherwise its the same. Do we still need the small card or has something changed since I last got a physical?
     
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Yes, you still need the small card, which will be given to you upon the completion of your exam and which you must carry with you at all times.
     
  3. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    If you can't make it to the office UPS has certified me to do home physicals.
     
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  4. sppollock

    sppollock Member

    No, that is your new small card. Several drivers here in Freight have just gone to the yard and used our copy machine to shrink it down, otherwise that is your new small card.
     
  5. rod

    rod retired and happy


    or you could blow it up - make two of them and wear it as a sandwich board.

     
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  6. Johney

    Johney Raise your hand if you think Upstate is a D-Bag

    Oddly enough though he only checks for hernia's.....multiple times.




    So I'm told.
     
  7. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Prostate check?
     
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  8. BSWALKS

    BSWALKS Easily Amused

  9. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    Look ma, no hands!!!
     
  10. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Wrong on so many levels, but funny as hell.:)
     
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  11. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    ouch!
     
  12. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Well-Known Member

    Not from him
     
  13. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

     
  14. BostonBo

    BostonBo Active Member

    I heard the card is just going to be electronic now.
     
  15. Rick Ross

    Rick Ross I'm into distribution!!

    Make sure it's completely filled out. My last physical I went to the doctor and had to go back to the hub to get the paperwork printed on their computer.

    The other dispatcher told me that I couldn't print it on my home computer because not all of the fields will print. That was about a year ago, might have changed or be different in your area.
     
    Last edited: May 23, 2016
  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Your dispatcher was incorrect. You should have no problem printing out all of the necessary paper work on your home computer. The only question is whether you want to waste your ink and paper or UPS's ink and paper.
     
  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Went for my last DOT exam today and was certified for the 2 year card. It expires 8/31/18---I retire 7/1/18.

    The light at the end of the tunnel just got a bit brighter.
     
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  18. Train coming your way?
     
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  19. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Stay away from the light!
     
  20. budlight

    budlight hey f*** face

    Ugh, have to get mine done this month.