DOT Medical Card

We asked 2303 job seekers about their DOT Medical Card. This is what they told us:

  • 66% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their DOT Medical Card
  • 71% said earning their DOT Medical Card helped them make more money
  • 81% said earning their DOT Medical Card helped them get a job
  • 94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their DOT Medical Card

What are people saying about getting a DOT Medical Card?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 2,294 responses

71% said earning their DOT Medical Card helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 2,294 responses

81% said earning their DOT Medical Card helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 2,294 responses

94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their DOT Medical Card

Why did you decide to earn your DOT Medical Card?

Based on 2,303 responses

Required for my current job
66%
Make more money
26%
Changing careers
15%
Get an edge over other candidates
12%
Help my career progression
32%
Other
14%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 1,753 responses

Truck Driver View jobs
34%
Delivery Driver View jobs
19%
Driver View jobs
12%
Bus Driver View jobs
3%
Route Driver View jobs
3%

What do people wish they knew before earning their DOT Medical Card?

1,280 people answered

“Many jobs require this certification.”

July 19, 2019

“That I would need it to get my class A CDL whenever I went for it.”

July 19, 2019

“Most trucking companies require that you have this certification.”

July 19, 2019

“All trucking companies require this certification”

July 18, 2019

“Many employers for driving positions require this for a position as a driver.”

July 18, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their DOT Medical Card?

1,473 people answered

“It won't be easy, but if you put your mind to it, you can do it.”

July 19, 2019

“You have to have it to be a route driver.”

July 19, 2019

“It is a DOT violation for driving a Semi or tractor trailer without one.”

July 19, 2019

“Stay Focus & Remain A Positive Attitude.”

July 18, 2019

“Many employers for driving positions require this for a position as a driver.”

July 18, 2019
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