DOT Medical Release Question.

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DesertWarrior505 's Comment
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Ok guys got my medical release question sheet today for Prime but have some questions that hopefully you guys can assist with.

I am a vet as am currently still waiting for my VA screening for injuries while serving.

I have tweaked my ACL, and back while serving and also have a cough that just hasn't seemed to gone away since Iraq.

I want to list these on my sheet as I am pending with the VA but will those thing prevent me from getting DOT cleared? I don't want to not put it and then have it come up once the VA does and finalizes my stuff and I get marked with disability amounts. From the initial VA Screening its looking like 40%. None of these things have stopped me from serving the last 2 years minus them recommending that I don't go on airborne status anymore.

What should I do...or should I just not worry and just complete it accurately. I don't want to not do it accurately and then have them pull medical files and get caught on lies or told I'm disqualified from my VA claim as I stated later that they aren't issues...


Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Josh C.'s Comment
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Just complete it accurately, you will have a chance to go over it with the person doing the exam.

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