A person must have a minimum corrected (with glasses or contacts) visual acuity of 20/50 to qualify for a restricted license (drive with corrective lenses). Drivers withvisual acuity of 20/60 are restricted to daytime driving only. A person with two functional eyes must have a field vision of 140 degrees.
For general vision correction, you are permitted to wear contacts for the vision test part of the DOT medical exam so long as you routinely wear them and are accustomed to wearing them. ... So long as your vision corrects to 20/40, Lasik doesnot disqualify you from passing the DOT physical vision exam.
Medical guidelines according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) A driver with a BP of less than 140 / 90 may be medically certified to drive for a two-year period. If BP of 160-179 systolic and/or a BP of 100-109 diastolic. The driver is given a one-time DOT medical card of three months to reduce his or her blood pressure to less than or equal to 140/90. A driver with a blood pressure in this range is a candidate for antihypertensive drug therapy.
If you are currently taking blood pressure medication, you will be able to certified for 1 year.
It is very common to see people's blood pressure go high when they are in a doctor's office, this is refer as white coat syndrome. let the doctor that you feel that way before your blood pressure is taken. Usually in a situation like this we will take 2 or 3 blood pressure readings at different times during the examination.