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What happens if I fail a Drug Test

If an employee fails a drug test, the DOT requires that employers immediately remove them from the job. This does not necessarily mean termination, but there are specific guidelines regarding when an employee...

Medical Marijuana use and DOT

Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidelines for Federal prosecutors in states that have enacted laws authorizing the use of “medical marijuana.”...

Saliva Drug Testing rule follow up

On May 2, 2023, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a final rule amending its regulated industry drug testing program to allow for oral fluid testing. What Is Oral Fluid Testing? Oral fluid...

Breath Alcohol Testing

To check for alcohol, you need a blood test, urine test, saliva test or breathalyzer. Each of these tests has the same goal: to check how much alcohol is in your body. Usually, you get a result called in an...