Professional Driver's Handbook

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Class 1-4 medical standards

Medical standards

You will be required to submit a report of a medical examination on a prescribed form. Some of the conditions which may prohibit the issuing of a Class 1, 2, 3, 4 or school bus or heavy trailer endorsement are:

  • seizure disorders
  • certain heart or insulin dependent diabetic conditions
  • physical disabilities (paralysis, disability, arthritis, amputation)
  • blackouts, dizziness or fainting spells
  • head injuries
  • vision problems or hearing loss

The medical can be completed by a physician, nurse practitioner or an occupational health and safety nurse.

Medical reports must be submitted and approved prior to the startof any testing.

Subsequent medical reports will be requested every:

  • five years for drivers 18-45 years of age
  • three years for drivers 46-65 years of age
  • year for drivers 66 years of age or older


Rev: 2017