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How does sleep apnea affect dot card in delaware?

Can you pass a DOT physical with sleep apnea?

By its nature, OSA disrupts your sleep quality and patterns, and so can negatively impact your alertness and reaction times – two things that are necessary to avoid accidents. Provided your sleep apnea is diagnosed and treated, you will pass the DOT physical.

Does having sleep apnea disqualify you from CDL?

If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea and refuse treatment or refuse to use the treatments given to you, then yes, you can be denied a CDL. However, plenty of truck drivers are able to perform their jobs perfectly even with severe sleep apnea so long as it’s treated.

Can I be a truck driver with sleep apnea?

Can you drive a truck if you have sleep apnea? Yes. If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea and your doctor told you that you need to treat it, you can continue to drive as long as you are compliant with treatment.