Cost of DOT physical.

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by joblesstrucker, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. joblesstrucker

    joblesstrucker Bobtail Member

    Jul 29, 2010
    Indianapolis, IN
    I live in Indianapolis, IN and at the current point in time I do not have a trucking job. I need a physical but I don't have insurance and was wondering if anyone knows the average cost. If you got yours in Indianapolis, IN and know of a place that can do one please let me know. I appreciate the help.
  2. Raiderfanatic

    Raiderfanatic Heavy Load Member

    Jul 18, 2010
    Hutchinson, KS
    Not from Indy but Kansas. Just paid 86 bucks for mine. My insurance wouldn't cover it. I work for the county presently and they won't pay for it, as it's not a requirement.
  3. fulgrwnmn

    fulgrwnmn Light Load Member

    Sep 17, 2008
    don't worry.............any co that hires you will pay for it
  4. thelastamericanhippy

    thelastamericanhippy Road Train Member

    Jul 10, 2010
    jacksonville, fl
    Some community health clinics will perform them.

    You can get the forms online, and print them out.
  5. RoadRaid3r

    RoadRaid3r Light Load Member

    Jun 16, 2010
    Lima, Ohio
    Every job , at least everyone that I have applied for, will require a new DOT physical from a physician or clinic of their choosing , and usually on a form specific to them. There is no cost to the driver.

  6. thelastamericanhippy

    thelastamericanhippy Road Train Member

    Jul 10, 2010
    jacksonville, fl
    Perhaps there is only 1 set of real forms to use.

    There IS a cost to drivers, at times.............

    Lets give answers that are kinda close !!!
  7. notarps4me

    notarps4me Road Train Member

    Jan 1, 2007
    Some chiropractors do them for 30 bucks or so. Some clinics will charge 40 and up. Around here some docs charge 140 bucks. Call around. Get the cheapest. When you go to a co they will make you take one of theirs (most likely) unless they are a small outfit. The co will pay for it unless you bail then they will take it out of your last check.
  8. Marksteven

    Marksteven Road Train Member

    Apr 24, 2009
    Bumble Fxxx
    Wish i could help, in all the years i have driven, if the company requires a physical, they pay for it.
  9. indychiro

    indychiro Bobtail Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    To the concerned poster, I came across this conversation while looking for info on the medical examiner certification process. I am a local Indianapolis Chiropractor and we are charging $70. Send me a reply if you want any information. Hope this helps and best wishes.
  10. Roadmedic

    Roadmedic Road Train Member

    Apr 4, 2007
    I have yet to work for a company and have to pay for it.

    As a lease owner, I pay for it.

    So, I think your answer is not even kinda close.
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