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What types of drug screens are there?

What types of drug screens are there?

Urine Drug Screen Urine drug screens are the most popular when it comes to drug testing, making up 95% of the employment drug screenings conducted in the United States. Its popularity is due to its low cost...

What Triggers a DOT Compliance Audit?

When it comes to a DOT compliance audit, it’s not a matter of “if”, it’s a matter of “when”. An audit is triggered after an accident or poor review during a roadside stop. These audits can also be triggered...

Captains’ License Information

Licenses are required in order to legally carry passengers for hire. This includes charters for fishing, sightseeing, diving, transportation, teaching or any use which is considered a “passenger for hire”...

Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT)

FMCSA’s Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations set the baseline for training requirements for entry-level drivers. This includes those applying to: Obtain a Class A or Class B CDL for the first time;...

Urine Testing and Ways They are Done

Lab-based urine drug testing has been in common use for more than 30 years and is the only testing method currently permitted by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). All 50 states permit lab-based...

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...

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...