DOT Physical Exam – Hearing Loss
To meet the Federal hearing standard, the driver must successfully complete one hearing test with one ear.
Regulations — driver must:
- First perceive a forced, whispered voice in one ear at not less than five feet, OR
- Not have an average hearing loss in one ear greater than 40 decibels (dB) at 500 hertz (Hz), 1,000 Hz, and 2,000 Hz.
A driver may use a hearing aid to meet the standard.
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