HGV Medicals Near MeSohail Ansar2020-05-21T08:59:19+00:00
D4 PCV LGV PSV HGV Medicals £50
We provide nationwide coverage on our HGV Driver Medicals. Completed by our doctors, who are experienced in providing you with HGV Medicals, simply book yours today.
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What’s Involved in a HGV Medical?
Questions About Your Medical History
Height & weight
DVLA D4 form Download Here
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Weekend & Evening appointments
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Ring 01282 936900 to book your appointment Nationwide.
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For emergencies we guarantee to offer you a same day appointment at one of our clinics. Parking available. Easy access.
What do you need to bring with you?
- Photo ID ( Birth certificate, marriage certificate, medical card, driving licence, passport, paid utility bills, bank or building society cards or statements, National Insurance number card, payslip, letter from Benefits Agency, papers from Home Office)
- Your driving glasses/contact lenses & prescription.
- Details of any ongoing medical conditions.
- Prescription medications that you are taking.
- DVLA STANDARD D4 MEDICAL FORM. Please fill in the grey section on page 1 (left hand side) ‘Your details’ and page 8 (consent and declaration) alongwith your name and date of birth at the foot of all other pages on the D4.
What does the medical examination involve?
The examination will only take around 15 minutes. It includes an eye test, Blood pressure check, physical examination and BMI Check. You will be asked questions about the following topics:
- cardiovascular system including high Blood pressure.
- endocrine system such as diabetes
- musculoskeletal such as back pain.
- neurological such as stroke
- psychiatric such as depression.
- Alcohol and drug history
The doctor will complete the form based on your answers, medical history, medications and the results of the examination findings.Check Out our FAQs page for more information. www.just-health.co.uk/faqs-d4-driver-medical/We cover Burnley Altrincham Sale Didsbury Cheetham Hill Blackburn Leeds Preston Bradford Blackpool Oldham. Liverpool Southport Lancaster Morecambe Heysham Cumbria Brighouse Bury. Manchester Worsley Great Harwood Rossendale. Bolton Cross Hills Hebden Bridge Nelson Blackburn Colne Rawtenstall. Wigan Accrington. Clitheroe Whalley Bacup Rochdale Skipton Halifax Chorley Bamber Bridge Huddersfield Wakefield Dewsbury Padiham. Altham Keighley Lancashire Merseyside. West Yorkshire Greater Manchester Walton summit Pilsworth Industrial estate. Heywood Trafford Park Lodge Lane L8 Merseyside. Rotherham Birmingham Dudley Leicester. Northampton Boston Harrow Shepherds Bush. Edgware Tottenham Croydon Barking. Orpington Wimbledon Romford Enfield Southampton Hampshire Kent Essex Humber Crewe Lymm Warrington St Helens Ormskirk Goole Doncaster Sheffield Pontefract Knottingley York Harrogate Pannal Middleton Rotherham Grimsby Scunthorpe Lincoln Wakefield Hull Humberside Stoke Chester Cheshire Sevenoaks Wembley Southgate Lewisham Croydon Sutton Heathrow Slough Twickenham St Albans Hounslow Watford Stratford Epsom Barnet Dagenham Dartford Grays Ilford Hatfield Barnsley Huddersfield Stockport Chorley Ellesmere port Wrexham Congleton Stafford Leek Macclesfield Chesterfield Worksop Thirsk Ripon Hornsea Scarborough Grassington Kendal Northwich London Greater LondonClick Here to Book ONLINE NATIONWIDE
When do you need a D4 medical examination report?
This medical assessment is performed by our GMC registered Doctors at Just Health clinics.To Complete this medical you need to be assessed by a doctor who is registered with the general medical council (GMC). The Eye Test is also included at no extra cost.You will need a D4 medical examination report:• if this is your first application for a Group 2 bus orlorry licence• if you are applying to renew your Group 2 entitlementat 45• from 45 on, a D4 will be needed every 5 years untilyou are 65 when you will need one annually• if you are under 70, hold a medically restricted carlicence and held this licence before 1 January 1997and wish to apply for C1 or C1/D1 entitlement(vehicles between 3500kg and 7500kg and/or amaximum of 16 passenger seats)• if you are applying for a new Group 2 provisionallicence and a D4 has not been submitted in the last12 months• if you are a NI or EU or EEA driving licence holder whoseauthority to drive Group 2 in Great Britain has run out• if you are 70 and still need C1 and D1 entitlement,you will need to have a D4 every 3 years.Please noteYou do not need to send in a D4 when you renew amedically restricted licence until you are 45. If you are over45 and have a medically restricted licence, a D4 will berequired every 5 years.Further information is available atwww.gov.uk/driving-medical-conditions
How do I confirm my booking?
- Pay over the phone when you secure your booking
- Book Online via secure payment system
- Pay on the day is available, (Please ask when booking Cash Payments on the day are accepted at most clinics).
What Driving Licence and Medical do I need to Drive my Vehicle?
CHeavy Goods Vehicle HGV over 3500kg trailer limit 750kgD4 Medical RequiredC+EHeavy Goods Vehicle HGV over 3500kg with a trailer over 750kgD4 Medical RequiredC1Light goods vehicle between 3500kg MAM and 7500kg MAMD4 Medical RequiredC1+ELight goods vehicle between 3500kg MAM and 7500kg MAM with trailerD4 Medical RequiredD1Minibus with up to 16 passenger seatsD4 Medical RequiredD1+EMinibus with up to 16 passenger seats and trailerD4 Medical RequiredDBusD4 Medical RequiredD+EBus with Heavy trailerD4 Medical Required
Who can fill in the D4?
The medical examination includes a vision assessmentwhich must be filled in by a doctor, GP, optician or optometrist.All doctors at Just Health Clinics will be able to fill in both the vision andmedical assessment.Please note all our doctors are sanctioned to carry out DVLA D4 Medicals and are GMC registered and licensed to practice in the UnitedKingdom or registered within the EU.
What to do with the completed D4 Form
Send the filled in D4 (vision and medical assessment) with your application form (D2/D47P) and driving licence to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1BR.If you do not send all the forms together, the processing of your application will be delayed.The D4 is valid for a period of 4 months from the date Our Doctor signs and dates it.
I have been banned from driving and I need a medical, Can you help?
For anyone who has been banned from driving and wishes to re-apply for their driving license, You may need a HRO Medical (High Risk Offender) medical such as a drink driver medical or drug driver medical. Please request the DVLA to appoint Just Health Burnley BB10 1DT (if this is within your locality). We offer appointments weekly. We are operating as normal for HRO Medicals in line with DVLA GUIDANCE.
Our Customer Feedback & Reviews
Very friendly service fast and efficient with the added bonus I had my medical on a Saturday so didn’t have to take time off work! I’d definitely use again and recommend.
Very professional, great social distancing whilst maintaining a friendly helpful atmosphere. The process was quick too. Would definitely recommend!
Good and efficient service ,thank you for working during the virus epidemic, helpful getting my pco medical completed.
Good all forms checked and filled in very prompt
We have used Just Health for a family medical. I was very impressed with how efficient and easy the whole process was. I received an appointment very quickly and was able to get it all completed very efficiently. I couldn’t recommend them highly enough.
Jenna Rigby ,
The best clinic I have ever done medicals. Professionalism and approach to patient is exceptional. I truly recommend.
I arrived early and got seen straight away. Doc was very professional and was extremely polite. Answered all my questions I had to ask about the forms. Will use again if she’s still doing it in 5 years.
Did not wait long all most straight in and out. My doctor had charges me £130 pounds last time. Saved £80 pounds. Result!
Amazing! Open 7 days got my medical sorted off-peak hours. No complaints here and very cost effective.
R N Clements,
Needed medical for paramedic course fast service booked same day fantastic service
Very good and efficient service. Highly Recommend.
The Doctor was very informative and went through every eventuality.
Had my HGV Drivers medical with Dr Khan this morning. Fast, friendly, efficient and helpful. Very happy to recommend.
Needed a medical for my LGV. Contacted the clinic direct and they were helpful, polite and professional. Booked my appointment and everything went very smoothly. I would recommend thsi clinic.
Very easy Process from start to finish. Appointment times with immediate availability. Very nice doctor. Now my regular HGV medical centre.
Very nice doctor very helpful happy with the service will use again thanks a lot best wishes.
All good. Parking on street opposite. Friendly doctor.
Very quick service seen on time
Lovely receptionist very helpful and the doctor was very thorough with his examination
J A Kennedy-millar,
Fast, thorough service at a convenient local location
very happy with the service. Felt comfortable and reassured throughout the procedure. We were issued with an aftercare leaflet and a phone number we could ring in case we had any concerns.
Absolutely superb , very quick and same day appointment higher recommended.
First class service
Giancarlo De Canio,
Very Good service could not fault.
Lovely doctor, very positive and pleasant experience. Late appointments available, which is very convenient to pop in after work
Great doctor and knows exactly what he was doing. Made you feel comfortable and welcome. Great guy thanks and will definitely recommend others to use you.
very nice people there,friendly and nice. all perfect.
Very well organized, especially in the current climate
(D4 Medical) Appointment was booked the next day, receptionist staff friendly and helpful providing receipts on request, doctor was friendly and professional, overall brilliant service saving half price in comparison to NHS and a week early very pleased!
Really professional place and all was done quickly and efficiently. The doctor explained everything and was very patient, helpful and caring. Highly recommended
Fast friendly service, just what the doctor ordered!
Amazing, Fast Professional, Clean Place. Managed to get my driver medical sorted out same day!
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How much do doctors charge for HGV medical? ›
The charge for a drivers' medical examination is between £46.67 and £52.50 plus VAT, equivalent to £56-£63 including VAT. Keep an eye on the home page of this website for discount codes bringing the cost even lower.How strict is a HGV medical? ›
A HGV medical exam is made up of two parts; an interview about your physical health and your mental health with a physical examination, and a look at your medical history. You will also be required to provide your completed D4 HGV medical form. These requirements are essential for any HGV driving job.Can you fail a HGV medical? ›
It's an exam, which means by definition you can fail. In HGV terms, it's known as a 'disqualification', and the doctor can note you down as disqualified if you post a significant or serious safety risk behind the wheel of a heavy goods vehicle.What is the urine test for in a HGV medical? ›
HGV Drug Test
Throughout your HGV medical examination, your doctor will be looking to spot any signs of chronic drug or alcohol use. If they believe you are a regular drug user or chronic alcoholic, then you will not meet the HGV medical requirements and are likely not to be issued with an HGV driving licence.
While the examination will be undertaken by a doctor (whether a GP or a private doctor), it isn't the doctor who makes the decision as to whether or not a driver is fit to drive an HGV. This decision is ultimately the responsibility of the DVLA. All the doctor does is fill out the D4 form and sends it on to the DVLA.Can GP fill D4 form? ›
Who can fill in the D4? The medical examination includes a vision assessment which must be filled in by a doctor, GP, optician or optometrist. All doctors at Just Health Clinics will be able to fill in both the vision and medical assessment.Can you drive a HGV with depression? ›
Psychological issues such as severe chronic anxiety, severe depression, and mental conditions such as schizophrenia need to be treated before the driver can pass HGV Medicals examinations.
Talk to your driving instructor about your result. This will help them focus any more lessons you need on the right skills. You or your driving instructor have to rebook your test and pay again if you failed. You have to choose a date at least 3 working days (Monday to Saturday) from the date of your last test.Can you fail a DVLA medical? ›
You will fail to pass the DVLA medical if there is evidence of current alcohol misuse or dependency and this is something that can't be hidden away discreetly.How long after my DVLA medical Do you get results? ›
How long does it take to get DVLA medical results? Following a DVLA medical, it usually takes around 15 days before you can expect to receive the results. This could extend to 90 days if you are asked to provide further information. It also takes a further week for blood test samples to be analysed.
How many mistakes are allowed on HGV driving test? ›
You can make up to 15 driving faults and still pass the test (16 or more driving faults will mean a failure). However, if you commit one serious or dangerous fault you will fail the test. If at any time your examiner considers you to be a danger to other road users, your test will be stopped.What happens if you lie on DVLA medical? ›
It is a criminal offence not to inform the DVLA of a medical condition that may affect your ability to drive and anyone giving misleading information could face up to two years in prison.What happens if you test positive on a DOT drug test? ›
DOT and USCG regulation may prohibit you from performing your safety-sensitive functions after a positive test result or refusal to submit to testing. You should be aware that a positive, adulterated or substituted DOT drug or alcohol test may trigger consequences based on company policy or employment agreement.What drugs are truckers tested for? ›
- Opiates – opium and codeine derivatives.
- Amphetamines and methamphetamines.
- Phencyclidine – PCP.
Smoking in the Cab
The cab of a company vehicle is a defined “workplace” and it is therefore illegal for anyone, including drivers, attendants and shunters to smoke in the cab at any time, even when the vehicle is properly parked.
Medical Requirements for HGV Drivers
Every new driver must undergo an HGV medical exam, existing HGV drivers are required by the DVLA to have a medical test at 45 years old, then every 5 years thereafter until 65, after which it is then required to be done once a year.
Hgv Medicals from £49.99. Eye test included. This is the same as a D4 medical and is for you to complete your lorry application. The price is the same.Do doctors inform DVLA of medical conditions? ›
The driver is legally responsible for telling the DVLA or DVA about any such condition or treatment. Doctors should therefore alert patients to conditions and treatments that might affect their ability to drive and remind them of their duty to tell the appropriate agency.How much does a D4 medical cost? ›
HGV medical required for all HGV drivers' first application and renewal. Full HGV medical and eye test is only £55 at any of our nationwide locations, including on weekends.How long is D4 medical valid for? ›
The D4 is valid for a period of 4 months from the date the doctor and optician or optometrist signs and dates it. The eyesight examination must be undertaken using the prescription currently worn for driving.
Do I need a medical to drive a 7.5 ton lorry? ›
Yes: Drivers must have a medical when applying for a provisional licence for the C category and must renew their medical every 5 years from 45 up to 65, then annually from 65. Vehicles over 3,500kg with a trailer over 750kg.Do I need to tell the DVLA I have anxiety? ›
You must tell DVLA if you experience anxiety and it affects your ability to drive safely. You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don't tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your driving. You may be prosecuted if you're involved in an accident as a result.What mental illnesses do you have to tell DVLA? ›
Severe anxiety or depression
✘- Must not drive and must notify DVLA. Particular danger would be posed by those who may attempt suicide at the wheel. ✘- Must not drive and must notify DVLA. Particular danger would be posed by those who may attempt suicide at the wheel.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), like Prozac and Zoloft, are taken in the morning and won't impair driving as they are designed to increase energy. Tricyclic antidepressants, like Elavil and Tofranil, cause sleepiness and should only be taken at night.What is the pass rate for HGV? ›
The examiner knows nothing about you apart from your name and your DVLA license number (unless it's the one you had before ofc). When you start the test they may make general conversation and ask if you have done the test before, but that will not influence the test that's in progress.Is it hard to pass HGV test? ›
One of the most challenging parts of the HGV theory test is the hazard perfection. Not because it's particularly difficult, but because it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between normal activity and genuine potential dangers – and if you identify wrongly it can affect your score.How far behind are DVLA medical? ›
What are the processing times for DVLA medical driving licences? The DVLA hopes to be back to 'normal' processing times for medical driving licences by September 2022. If that happens, that means 90% of cases will be processed within 90 days.How much can you drink and pass a CDT test? ›
In heterozygous, or carriers of the disease, CDT levels are variable but typically are in the range 10-25%. 3) Level of alcohol consumption necessary and over what period to increase the CDT level to 3.0%. Typically the level of alcohol intake required to produce a CDT result of 3.0% is 100-150 g alcohol/day.Can you drink before CDT test? ›
What must CDT levels be in order to pass the DVLA medical? The DVLA CDT test results will be assessed using a traffic light system of green, amber and red which will correspond to a range of %CDT cut off levels for licensing purposes. A CDT level of 1.6% or less suggests no recent alcohol intake.
How do I know if I passed my medical? ›
You can check the status of your medical results using the check your application status tool. If you cannot see your status, and the processing time for your medical exam has passed, use our Web form to ask about the status of your case.Why won't DVLA answer the phone? ›
Our phone lines are very busy. An answer machine message plays when we are experiencing a high of volume of calls. This is to prevent you from queuing too long. Please keep trying and you will speak with an advisor.Can I drive while waiting for DVLA medical decision? ›
Your application may take longer than usual if it needs to be referred to a doctor (unless you're applying for a bus or lorry licence). You can usually keep driving while DVLA are considering your application.Is Failing a maneuver a major? ›
Many learners assume that hitting the kerb while performing a manoeuvre will result in an instant fail, but again it's not entirely true. While mounting the kerb – or crashing into it hard – will be marked down as a major, a simple touch or clip during a manoeuvre (like turning in the road) is only classed as a minor.What do driving examiners look for? ›
The examiner will look to see that you: Make good observations, in all directions, before emerging. Assess the speed of other vehicles accurately. Take advantage of safe gaps as they arise.What's the most times someone has failed their driving test UK? ›
How many times can you fail your test in the UK? There is no limit to how many times you can sit the test, so don't worry if you fail. The record for the highest number of fails is 42 for the practical and a whopping 158 times for a failed driving theory test!What does a DVLA blood test look for? ›
Carbohydrate Deficient Transferrin (CDT) is a biomarker for heavy alcohol consumption and is used by the DVLA in its fitness-to-drive test for high risk offenders. Please note: 2% of people will not be able to get a result from this test due to having a harmless genetic variant of the transferrin protein in their body.What happens if I fail CDT test? ›
Furthermore, taking drugs impairs judgement, can be addictive and may well place the misuser and others at risk in circumstances requiring high levels of skill and expertise. It is Service policy that those who fail CDT will have their service terminated in all but the most exceptional cases.Do you have to tell DVLA if you faint? ›
Ask your doctor if your blackouts, fainting (syncope) or loss of consciousness affect your driving. You must tell DVLA if your condition affects your driving.Do DOT drug tests test for fake urine? ›
The DOT drug test can detect synthetic urine because it contains different compounds than real urine, although the answer is not very definite as per the current research. While all urine comes from the same area of the body, it's the other compounds that tell drug tests whether or not you're using synthetic urine.
What can accidentally cause a positive drug test? ›
|If you take or eat:||You could test positive for:|
|Hemp food products**||Marijuana|
- Dextromethorphan (Robitussin, Delsym) Dextromethorphan is the main ingredient in many OTC cough suppressants. ...
- Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) ...
- Certain decongestants. ...
- Phentermine. ...
- NSAIDs. ...
- Quetiapine. ...
- Proton pump inhibitors. ...
- Quinolone antibiotics.
Truck drivers – who are among the drugs most popular users – often soak their toothpicks in liquid methamphetamine, which gives them a mild dose as they chew on it while driving down the road.How long do drugs stay in your blood system chart? ›
|Drug||In Blood||In Urine|
|Amphetamines||12 hours||1-3 days|
|Barbiturates||1-2 days||2-4 days|
|Benzodiazepines||2-3 days||3-6 weeks|
|Cannabis||2 weeks||7-30 days|
Truck Drivers and Substance Misuse
One recent analysis of data found that 27.6% of truck-driving respondents consumed drugs.
“There are no laws prohibiting vaping, however, you need to be in full and proper control of your vehicle at all times. If you are going to vape, I advise that you open your windows and blow the vapour directly out, just ensure that you are in full control of your vehicle before doing so.”Do they test for drugs on a HGV medical? ›
It is against the law to operate a HGV under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. During your assessments, the doctor will look for any signs of alcoholism or drug abuse as part of your HGV medical drug test.Can I drive 8 hours after smoking? ›
It is all dependent on how much cannabis you have consumed. If you take an average joint, which generally contains 120mg of THC, it should take around 12 hours before your blood level drops to the 2mg limit. It is advised that you should not drive much sooner than 24 hours after consuming cannabis.How much does it cost for a D4 medical? ›
HGV medical required for all HGV drivers' first application and renewal. Full HGV medical and eye test is only £55 at any of our nationwide locations, including on weekends.How much is the medical fee for drivers license? ›
As for the pricing, the LTO medical certificate fee usually costs around Php 500.
How much is a D4 medical? ›
D4 HGV Medical Barking - London clinics open 7 days a week £50.Will the government pay for my HGV? ›
Under the funding scheme candidates taking an eligible level 2 qualification to become an HGV driver will have the first attempt costs of the HGV licence and medicals covered by the government, as well as for an upgrade from a category C licence to a C&E licence.Can you be a HGV driver with depression? ›
Psychological issues such as severe chronic anxiety, severe depression, and mental conditions such as schizophrenia need to be treated before the driver can pass HGV Medicals examinations.
The medical lasts until you are 45 years of age and then another is required every five years until you get to 65 years when it then becomes yearly. Everyone has to have the medical in order to get the provisional entitlement to drive the category of vehicle of their choice.Can you drive HGV with high blood pressure? ›
The HGV medical needs your BP to be well controlled. The DVLA requirements are actually very lenient. This can be with or without medication. They require the systolic pressure (top reading) to be Less than 180.Can you drive a HGV with one eye? ›
Eyesight tests for HGV and bus drivers
To get your HGV licence, you must have a visual acuity of at least 6/7.5 (or 0.8) on the Snellen scale in your best eye. Your worst eye must be at least 6/60 (or 0.1).
- New York. Employment, malpractice, privileges, and medical licenses are not verified in New York, making it one of the fastest states to get medical licenses. ...
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A physician will examine the HGV student and ask questions relating to things such as epilepsy, seizures, blackouts, memory problems, Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, narcolepsy and cataplexy, stroke, prior brain surgery, or any chronic neurological condition such as multiple sclerosis.How much is it to renew your license in 2022? ›
As of May 2022, you only need to pay Php589 for both pro and non-pro driver's license renewal. The steps to renew your driver's license is also very easy. Some people have reported they've been able to renew their driver's license in just under 20 minutes and even getting the 10-year validity of their license.What is a Category 2 medical? ›
Triage category 2
People who need to have treatment within 10 minutes are categorised as having an imminently life-threatening condition. People in this category are suffering from a critical illness or in very severe pain.
Can you still drive while waiting for your renewed license? ›
The DVLA says if your licence expires while it is processing your renewal application, you should be able to continue driving as long as you meet certain conditions, including only driving vehicles you were entitled to drive on your previous licence, not being told by a doctor or optician that you shouldn't drive, and ...