Drivers Doctor Medical Examination.
New drivers to gain provisional driving entitlement for driving lorries and coaches
and for renewals for existing drivers
New/learner drivers click below to order the
DVLA D2 Provisional Licence Forms
|To get a Provisional/Learner Licence to drive a truck or bus/coach you must have a medical examination by a Doctor. We provide a drivers medical service twice per month in the morning at our training centre in York. The medical doesn't have to be completed by your own local GP who will normally charge £80 to £150 for the 15 minute examination. Our Medicals are very popular with normally around 25 drivers per morning session.
Medical Examinations with our company cost £65 and we will supply all the forms and help you complete them. We also stock the Theory Test books and interactive computer CD-Roms for you to purchase at the same time.
At the age of 45 every large vehicle licence holder will need to have a medical every 5 years to keep their licence. Drivers can visit our medical sessions for a cheaper medical than using their own GP.
To book a Drivers Medical please call the Bookings Office - 01904 737049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVICE FOR CANDIDATES UNDERGOING LGV/PCV MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS FOR DVLA LICENSING ENTITLEMENT (FIRST TIME APPLICANTS)
The most common reason for candidates to be failed undergoing this type of examination, is their failure to meet the minimum standard for eyesight set by the DVLA for LGV/PCV drivers.
The minimum eyesight standard set for LGV/PCV drivers (C1, C1+E, D1, D1+E, C, C+E, D and D+E) is higher than that required for car drivers.
You may legally drive a car with monocular vision (complete or partial loss of vision in one eye), as long as you meet the minimum eyesight standard (with or without correction spectacles/contact lenses) with the other eye.
For LGV/PCV driving, the minimum eyesight standard approximates to being able to read, in good daylight, a number plate at 20.5 metres with EACH EYE INDIVIDUALLY. THAT IS, YOU NEED GOOD VISION IN EACH EYE. REMEMBER, THIS IS A LEGAL REQUIREMENT.
If a candidate does not meet the minimum standard for eyesight at the time of the examination, he/she will be failed, as the minimum legal standards for LGV/PCV driving will not have been met.
It is therefore advisable that all candidates who are unsure as to whether they meet the minimum standards, arrange an examination with an optician to confirm whether they do or not, and to obtain a prescription for correction (spectacles/contact lenses) if they do not.