Tag: DOT

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FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.

Oral Fluid testing

New oral fluid guidelines for Federal testing

November 21, 2019 By

SAMHSA published scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of oral fluid specimens in federal testing. Find out what employers need to know.

Drug Testing

Old Federal CCFs… Now what?

June 27, 2018 By

All U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)-mandated drug test collections will require a new Custody and Control Form (CCF) starting Sunday, July 1, 2018. Find out what you need to do to be prepared for the fast-approaching change.

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen

March 21, 2018 By

If you do the math, the DOT 5-panel drug test regimen requires confirmation testing for a total of 14 drugs. Is there a new name for the drug test?

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DOT random rates unchanged

February 6, 2018 By

The US Department of Transportation announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%.

Urine testing

Clarifying the changes in federal workplace drug testing & documentation

November 10, 2017 By

Changes to the federal drug testing panel and paperwork are forthcoming, but for now you should continue testing as usual.

By the Numbers

By the Numbers: Random drug testing data

September 22, 2017 By

The FMCSA random rate is only a minimum standard and employers can elect to test at a greater rate. Examine your program and consider the risks.

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Top 7 trends at SAPAA

August 30, 2017 By

SAPAA helps to drive process forward and keeps our industry educated and informed about drug testing. See this year's most popular topics.

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What to expect at a drug test collection

July 21, 2017 By

Don’t be caught by surprise! Learn what to expect during a drug test, including the strict guidelines collectors follow, before you take one.

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2017 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 14, 2017 By

On Saturday, April 29 safe disposal areas will be available throughout the country for anyone to turn in their unused prescription medications.