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Federal Drug Testing Laws

Job applicants or employees in positions such as airline pilots, bus drivers, railroad employees, taxi drivers, and truck drivers are regulated by the Department of Transportation and must comply with federal laws, which require applicants to take and pass a...

What Does a DOT Background Check Consist of?

The DOT requires motor carriers to maintain a driver qualification file for all employees who operate a commercial vehicle. Per the checklist published by the DOT, you are responsible for maintaining records for each employee on the below categories of information...

Does CBD show up on a drug test?

Theoretically, CBD should not show up on a drug test. However, because most CBD products are classified as a supplement, it is not regulated for safety and purity. This means that contamination of the CBD with THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) may and does occur, and this...

Why drug test?

Drug abuse in the workplace puts employers at a risk for increased accidents, more absenteeism, lower productivity, and higher insurance costs. Urine testing, like all drug testing methodologies, helps to mitigate these risks by filtering out drug users from an...

NCAA drug testing

The NCAA and its member schools share the responsibility of not only testing, but also educating student-athletes to prevent drug usage. The NCAA conducts testing at its championships, and year-round on campus in Division I and II programs. In addition, the majority...

FMCSA RANDOM DRUG TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Every employer shall comply with the requirements of this section. Every driver shall submit to random alcohol and controlled substance testing as required in this section. (b)(1) Except as provided in paragraphs (c) through (e) of this section, the minimum annual...