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Federal DOT medical card requirements



DOT Medical Card/Reporting Requirements -
 
- Information about DOT Medical Cards and Self-Certification in Idaho
 
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) -
 
- Have a Question? Look here first!
 
Self-Certification Category Chart -
 
- Chart Illustrating Categories
 
How to Self-Certify -
 
- Presentation demonstrating how to Self-Certify
 
Online Self-Certification



CDL Drivers not Actively Working, Please Note:
If a driver holds a valid Idaho CDL, but is not actively working, the driver is not required to maintain a DOT Medical and may certify the driving category as "Excepted Intrastate". However, should a driver decide to operate a commercial vehicle again in one of the "non-excepted" categories, the driver must obtain a current DOT Medical and update their certification to "actively working" before operating a commercial vehicle in a non-excepted category.



Exemption Chart:
Under certain circumstances, drivers in the following categories may be exempt from the medical card requirement but NOT from commercial licensing requirements according to FMCSA regulations. This list is a general guide: Transportation by federal, state, and local governments; fire trucks, apiarian industries, intrastate (Idaho) vehicles used to transport farm products, equipment, and supplies; Ag products, livestock, feed, forest products, sand & gravel, wrecker/tow truck, airline shuttle, household goods movers, occasional transport of personal property, ambulance, hearse, taxicab operations.

Page Last Modified: 6/24/2013 9:01:27 AM

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