APPLICATION | DOT
Date of Application:
Commercial Driver Applicant:
Does this cover your last three years residence?
Total Years for residence
Emergency Contact Name
Emergency Contact Relationship
Emergency Contact Primary Telephone number
Emergency Contact Secondary Telephone number
Full time or Part-time desired?
Were you referred by someone and if so, whom?
Have you worked for this company before?
If you have worked for this Company Before, Why did you leave?
Date of employment from:
Date of employment to:
How will you get to work?
Are you willing to work any shift, including nights and weekends?
Please explain any limitations:
If Applicable, are you willing to work Overtime?
If Offered Employment, when would you be able to begin work?
Are you able to perform the essential function of the job position you seek with or without reasonable accommodation?
What reasonable accommodation, if any, would you request?
If Hired, are you able to submit proof that you are legally eligible for employment in the united states?
Do you live in a State that prohibits an employer asking about your criminal history?
Have you ever been convicted of a Crime?
Last School Attended:
Did you receive a degree?
Degree type received:
Would you like to provide the school address?
List any professional licenses or certifications that you hold:
Please indicate any Awards, Honors or Special Achievements:
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint):
Typing, Keyboarding, Filing:
Accounting, Bookkeeping, Reconciliation, Auditing:
Telephones, VOIP Phones, Cellular Asset Management:
Customer Service, Sales, CRM:
Web Sites, HTML, CSS, WordPress:
Please describe OTHER:
Are you or were you a member of the Military?
Military Branch Served:
Please list any specialized Training and Discharge Status:
Are you currently enlisted, in the reserves or otherwise still engaged with the military services?:
Do you have a CDL (commercial driver's license)?
How many years have you had your CDL?
DRIVER APPLICANTS: Please list all states you have been licensed in within the last FIVE years. Is the license you are listing below the only License you have held within the last five years?
Current Driver's License Number:
Current License Class:
Current State of Issue:
Drivers License Expiration Date:
DOL Eye Color Listed on your License:
DRIVER APPLICANTS: Please list all states you have been licensed in within the last FIVE years. Does license you are listing below complete the licenses you have held in the last five years?
Driver License Number:
State of Issue:
Date of Birth:
Gender on license:
Hair Color on License:
Section 383.21 FMCSR states "No person who operates a commercial motor vehicle shall at any time have more than one driver's license". I certify I do not have more than one motor vehicle license, the information for which is listed below.
Ethnicity and race information is requested under the authority of 42 U.S.C. Section 2000e-16 and in compliance with the Office of Management and Budget's 1997 Revisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. Providing this information is voluntary and has no impact on your employment status, but in the instanceof missing information, your employing agency will attempt to identify your race and ethnicity by visual observation.
This information is used as necessary to plan for equal employment opportunity throughout the Federal government. It is also used by the U. S. Office of Personnel Management or employing agency maintaining the records to locate individuals for personnel research or survey response and in the production of summary descriptive statistics and analytical studies in support of the function for which the records are collected and maintained, or for related workforce studies.
Social Security Number (SSN) is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397, which requires SSN be used for the purpose of uniform, orderly administration of personnel records. Providing this information is voluntary and failure to do so will have no effect on your employment status. If SSN is not provided, however, other agency sources may be used to obtain it.
Question 1. Are You Hispanic or Latino?
Question 2. Please select the racial category or categories with which you most closely identify.
Were you subject to the FMCSRs while employed by this previous employer?
Was this Job designated as a safety sensitive function in any DOT regulated mode?
Does this complete your ten year history?
Did you drive any commercial vehicles for any company in the last ten years that you were unable to list above?
Total years employment history provided:
What Types of CMV have you experience Operating?
Semi-Tankers or HAZMAT:
Other Equipment Type:
How Many Accidents have you had in last the three years?:
1. Nature of Accident:
Date of Occurrence:
Were Fatalities or Personal Injuries Sustained:
Was this a Reportable DOT Accident?
2. Nature of Accident:
3. Nature of Accident:
4. Nature of Accident:
How Many Violations have you had in last the three years?:
1. Nature of Violation:
Was this in a Commercial Motor Vehicle?
Were Fatalities or Personal Injuries Sustained?
2. Nature of Violation:
Was this in a Commercial Motor Vehicle?
Were Fatalities or Personal Injuries Sustained?
3. Nature of Violation:
Applicants that desire to drive in intrastate/interstate commerce must provide the following information on ALL EMPLOYERS during the previous three years. Additionally, you must provide the same information for all employers you HAVE DRIVEN A COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE for the seven years prior to the initial three years (total of ten years employment record for CDL drivers)
SECTION 1: To be completed by the applicant for submission to the previous employer. All fields are required.
Requesting Company Name:
Applicant Email Address:
Previous Employer Manager:
Previous Employer Address:
Previous Employer Telephone:
Previous Employer FAX:
Previous Employer Email:
Employed to: (enter current date if still employed):
Do you intend to remain employed with this employer:
Final hourly rate of Pay:
Reason for Leaving:
Were you subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) While employed by this employer?
Was the previous job position designated as a safety sensitive function in any DOT regulated mode, subject to alcohol and controlled substances testing requirements as required by 49 CFR Part 49?
SECTION 2: To be completed by the applicant. As required by CFR 49 Part 391.23(c), we are forwarding this inquiry on the above named person who has made application to the above referenced company for employment as a commercial vehicle operator or mechanic. We respectfully request that you reply to this inquiry to the extent that your company policy allows, regarding this applicant. The applicant has signed the attached liability release for your records.
RELEASE of INFORMATION Form-49 CFR Part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing: I hereby authorize the release of information from my Department of Transportation regulated drug and alcohol testing records by my previous employer listed in Section 1, to the employer listed in the header section. This release is in accordance with DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40, Section 40.25. I understand that information to be released in Section 3 by my previous employer is limited to the following DOT regulated testing items.
Items to be released: Alcohol Tests with a result of 0.04 or higher, Verified positive drug tests, Refusals to be tested, Other violations of DOT agency drug and alcohol testing regulations, Information obtained from previous employers of a drug and alcohol rule violations, and Documentation, if any, of completion of the return-to-duty process following a rule violation.
SECTION 3: To be completed by the previous Employer and transmitted by mail, please fax or email to the new employer. Fax, Mail or Email with the information listed at top of the page.
Did the employee have alcohol tests with a drug result of 0.04 or higher?
Did the employee have verified positive drug results?
Did the employee refuse to be tested?
Did the employee have other violations of DOT agency drug and alcohol testing rules?
Did a previous employer report a drug or alcohol rule violation to you?
If you answered yes to any of the above items, did the employee complete the return-to-duty process?
NOTE: If you answered yes to item 5, you MUST provide the previous employer's report. If you answered "yes" to item 6, you must also transmit the appropriate return-to-duty documentation
(e.g., SAP report(s), follow-up testing record).
SECTION 4: To be completed by previous Employer
Employee was Employed From: _________________
Employee was Employed to: _____________________
Reason For leaving:__________________________________________________________
Number of Accidents: ________________________________________________________
Was applicant's Drivers License ever suspended or revoked?
Was applicant's general conduct satisfactory?
Was there a history of absenteeism or tardiness on this applicant?
Did this applicant give adequate notice prior to leaving your employment?
It is a violation of our policy to release information other than that information provided here.
Federal law requires that DOT regulated employers respond in a timely manner to these requests. If a previous employer fails to respond to the request, it is the requirement of law that the potential or new employer submit documentation that a previous employer failed to respond to the CFR 49 Drug and Alcohol Request.
Employer representative completing form: __________________________________________
Date Completed: ___________
Telephone Number of Representative: ______________________
Title of Representative: _______________________________________________________
Was the previous job position designated as a safety-sensitive function in any DOT regulated mode, subject to alcohol and controlled substances testing requirements as required by 49 CFR Part 49?
SECTION 2: To be completed by the applicant. As required by CFR 49 Part 391.23(c), we are forwarding this inquiry on the above-named person who has made application to the above-referenced company for employment as a commercial vehicle operator or mechanic. We respectfully request that you reply to this inquiry to the extent that your company policy allows, regarding this applicant. The applicant has signed the attached liability release for your records.
Was applicant's Drivers License ever suspended or revoked?
If you answered yes to any of the above items, did the employee complete the return-to-duty process?
Was there a history of absenteeism or tardiness on this applicant?
PLEASE SEND INFORMATION TO:
APPLICANT AUTHORIZATION TO OBTAIN INVESTIGATIVE BACKGROUND REPORT In connection with my application for employment or promotion or other job change, I hereby instruct and authorize (the "Company") to obtain an INVESTIGATIVE CONSUMER REPORT on me that will include information as to my character, general reputation , personal characteristics and mode of living.
This report may reveal information about my work habits, including oral assessments of my job performance, experiences and abilities, along with reasons for termination of past employment. Such a report may be requested by the Company or on behalf of the Company. Further, I understand and agree that the Company and/or the below-named Consumer Reporting Agency may request information from various federal, state, and other agencies, including public and private sources which maintain records concerning my past activities relating to my driving record, credit history , criminal record, civil matters , previous employment , educational background and professional licensing, if any. This report will be ordered from the below-named Consumer Reporting Agency:
Social Security Number:
Would you like to provide your ethnicity information at this time:
The address you have lived at for the last seven years:
Years at Current Address:
Does this cover your last three years of residency?
Years at Second Address:
Years at Third Address:
Years at Fourth Address:
This is written notice from the Company that an investigative consumer report is being obtained from a consumer reporting agency (CRA) for employment purposes. The undersigned applicant hereby instructs, authorizes and requests any present or former employer , school , police department , financial institution , division of motor vehicles , or other persons or agencies having personal knowledge about the undersigned applicant to furnish the above-named Consumer Reporting Agency with any and all information in their possession regarding the undersigned applicant, in connection with an application for employment. The undersigned applicant hereby instructs, authorizes and requests that a photocopy of this authorization be accepted with the same authority as the original.
Under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other applicable state law, you have certain rights with regard to consumer reports obtained for employment purposes including , upon request , disclosure of information on you in the reporting agency's file at the time of the request, including the identification of persons who have procured a consumer report concerning you, and reasonable opportunity to respond to any information in the report that is disputed by you. The FCRA, 15 U.S.C. 1681, is designed to promote accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information in the files of every "consumer reporting agency " (CRA). You can obtain a copy of any investigative consumer report obtained by Association Background Checks, Inc. Request for disclosure of the reporting agency's file should be made in writing within a 60 day time period to: .
EMPLOYER CERTIFICATION TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCY; By submitting this order to the above-referenced Consumer Reporting Agency, the undersigned Company and individual agent signing on behalf of the Company expressly certifies to the above-referenced Consumer Reporting Agency (i) that any reports procured relating hereto will be used for employment screening purposes only pursuant to FCRA Section 604(a)(3)(B) ; (ii) that prior to taking any adverse action, based in whole or in part upon said report(s), the Company will provide the applicant a copy of the report(s) and a copy of the publication, A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act; and (iii) that said report(s) will not be used in violation of any applicable Federal or State law or regulation including those specifically governing equal employment opportunity .
Employer or Authorized Representative Signature: __________________________
I hereby Authorize: to run a criminal background check at this time.
This form is for authorization to annually pull your MVR (motor vehicle record) for insurance purposes and review. This form exists in a secure environment, and the information is sent directly to the employer for review and storage in a secure environment.
DOL Eye Color:
Cellular Phone Number:
Type of record that will be requested can only be: EMPLOYMENT RECORD. Used to determine if a driver should be employed. Employers and their agents, prospective employers and their agents.
This form is for authorization to initially pull your MVR (motor vehicle record) for insurance purposes and review. This form exists in a secure environment, and the information is sent directly to the employer for review and storage in a secure environment. This will only be pulled if you have failed to provide the correct MVR form in a timely fashion and your application indicates your experience and skills dictate would like to pursue the employment opportunity.
Type of record that will be requested can only be: COMPLETE RECORD. Used to determine if a driver should be employed. Employers and their agents, prospective employers and their agents.
THE BELOW DISCLOSURE AND AUTHORIZATION LANGUAGE IS FOR MANDATORY USE BY ALL ACCOUNT HOLDERS. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE REGARDING BACKGROUND REPORTS FROM THE PSP ONLINE SERVICE.
In connection with your application for employment with employer listed in the header above, its employees, agents or contractors may obtain one or more reports regarding your driving, and safety inspection history from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
Name of Applicant:
When the application for employment is submitted in person, if the Prospective Employer uses any information it obtains from FMCSA in a decision to not hire you or to make any other adverse employment decision regarding you, the Prospective Employer will provide you with a copy of the report upon which its decision was based and a written summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act before taking any final adverse action. If any final adverse action is taken against you based upon your driving history or safety report, the Prospective Employer will notify you that the action has been taken and that the action was based in part or in whole on this report.
When the application for employment is submitted by mail, telephone, computer, or other similar means, if the Prospective Employer uses any information it obtains from FMCSA in a decision to not hire you or to make any other adverse employment decision regarding you, the Prospective Employer must provide you within three business days of taking adverse action oral, written or electronic notification: that adverse action has been taken based in whole or in part on information obtained from FMCSA; the name, address, and the toll-free telephone number of FMCSA; that the FMCSA did not make the decision to take the adverse action and is unable to provide you the specific reasons why the adverse action was taken; and that you may, upon providing proper identification, request a free copy of the report and may dispute with the FMCSA the accuracy or completeness of any information or report. If you request a copy of a driver record from the Prospective Employer who procured the report, then, within 3 business days of receiving your request, together with proper identification, the Prospective Employer must send or provide to you a copy of your report and a summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Neither the Prospective Employer nor the FMCSA contractor supplying the crash and safety information has the capability to correct any safety data that appears to be incorrect. You may challenge the accuracy of the data by submitting a request to https://dataqs.fmcsa.dot.gov. If you challenge crash or inspection information reported by a State, FMCSA cannot change or correct this data. Your request will be forwarded by the DataQs system to the appropriate State for adjudication.
Any crash or inspection in which you were involved will display on your PSP report. Since the PSP report does not report, or assign, or imply fault, it will include all Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) crashes where you were a driver or co-driver and where those crashes were reported to FMCSA, regardless of fault. Similarly, all inspections, with or without violations, appear on the PSP report. State citations associated with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) violations that have been adjudicated by a court of law will also appear, and remain, on a PSP report.
If you agree that the Prospective Employer may obtain such background reports, please read the following and sign below: I authorize the employer listed in the header above to access the FMCSA Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) system to seek information regarding my commercial driving safety record and information regarding my safety inspection history. I understand that I am authorizing the release of safety performance information including crash data from the previous five (5) years and inspection history from the previous three (3) years. I understand and acknowledge that this release of information may assist the Prospective Employer to make a determination regarding my suitability as an employee. I further understand that neither the Prospective Employer nor the FMCSA contractor supplying the crash and safety information has the capability to correct any safety data that appears to be incorrect. I understand I may challenge the accuracy of the data by submitting a request to https://dataqs.fmcsa.dot.gov. If I challenge crash or inspection information reported by a State, FMCSA cannot change or correct this data. I understand my request will be forwarded by the DataQs system to the appropriate State for adjudication. I understand that any crash or inspection in which I was involved will display on my PSP report. Since the PSP report does not report, or assign, or imply fault, I acknowledge it will include all CMV crashes where I was a driver or co-driver and where those crashes were reported to FMCSA, regardless of fault. Similarly, I understand all inspections, with or without violations, will appear on my PSP report, and State citations associated with FMCSR violations that have been adjudicated by a court of law will also appear, and remain, on my PSP report. I have read the above Disclosure Regarding Background Reports provided to me by Prospective Employer and I understand that if I sign this Disclosure and Authorization, Prospective Employer may obtain a report of my crash and inspection history. I hereby authorize Prospective Employer and its employees, authorized agents, and/or affiliates to obtain the information authorized above.
The Prospective Employer cannot obtain background reports from FMCSA without your authorization.
Date of Authorization:
Name of Applicant:
I hereby authorize and its employees, authorized agents, and/or affiliates to obtain the information authorized above.
Name of license Holder:
MOTOR CARRIER INSTRUCTIONS: The requirements in Part 383 apply to every driver who operates in intrastate, interstate, or foreign commerce and operates a vehicle weighing 26,001 pounds or more, can transport more than 15 people, or transports hazardous materials that require placarding.
The requirements in Part 391 apply to every driver who operates in interstate commerce and operates a vehicle weighing 10,001 pounds or more, can transport more than 15 people, or transports hazardous materials that require placarding.
DRIVER REQUIREMENTS: Parts 383 and 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations contain some requirements that you as a driver must comply with. These requirements are in effect as of July 1, 1987. They are as follows:
1) POSSESS ONLY ONE LICENSE:
You, as a commercial vehicle driver, may not possess more than one motor vehicle operator's license. If you have more than one license, keep the license from your state of residence and return the additional licenses to the states that issued them. DESTROYING a license does not close the record in the state that issued it; you must notify the state. If a duplicate licenses has been lost, stolen, or destroyed, close your record by notifying the state of issuance that you no longer want to be licensed by that state.
2) NOTIFICATION OF LICENSE SUSPENSION, REVOCATION OR CANCELLATION:
Sections 391.15(b)(2) and 383.33 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations require that you notify your employer the NEXT BUSINESS DAY of any revocation or suspension of your driver's license. In addition, Section 383.31 requires that anytime you violate a state or local traffic law (other than parking), you must report it within 30 days to: 1) your employing motor carrier, and 2) the state that issued your license (If the violation occurs in a state other than the one which issued your license). The notification to both the employer and state must be in writing.
The following license is the only one I will possess:
Drivers License Number:
Driver License State of Issue:
Date of License Expiration:
Name on Driver License:
This document has been prepared for:
This individual is currently employed or applying for employment with:
On this Date:
Drivers are an extremely valuable resource for ’ business. Their health and safety is a serious company concern. Drug or alcohol use may pose a serious threat to driver health and safety. It is, therefore, the policy of the company to prevent substance use or abuse from having an adverse effect on our drivers. maintains that the work environment is safer and more productive without the presence of alcohol, illegal or inappropriate drugs in the body or on property. Furthermore, drivers have a right to work in an alcohol and drug-free environment and to work with drivers free from the effects of alcohol and drugs. Drivers who abuse alcohol or use drugs are a danger to themselves, their coworkers and the 's assets.
The adverse impact of substance abuse by drivers has been recognized by the federal government. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued regulations which require the to implement a controlled substance testing program. will comply with these regulations and is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace. All drivers are advised that remaining drug-free and medically qualified to drive are conditions of continued employment with the Company.
Specifically, it is the policy of the company that the use, sale, purchase, transfer, possession or presence in one's system of any controlled substance (except medically prescribed drugs) by any driver while on company premises, engaged in Company business, while operating Company equipment, or while under the authority of the company is strictly prohibited.
FMCSA states that mandatory testing must apply to every person who operates a commercial motor vehicle in interstate or intrastate commerce and is subject to the CDL licensing requirement.
The execution and enforcement of this policy will follow set procedures to screen body fluids (urinalysis), conduct breath testing, and/or search all driver applicants for alcohol and drug use, and those drivers suspected of violating this policy who are involved in a US Department of Transportation (DOT) reportable accident or who are periodically or randomly selected pursuant to these procedures. These procedures are designed not only to detect violations of this policy but to ensure fairness to each driver. Every effort will be made to maintain the dignity of drivers or driver applicants involved. Disciplinary action will, however, be taken as necessary.
Neither the policy nor any of its terms are intended to create a contract of employment or to contain the terms of any contract of employment. is an employment at will company. retains the sole right to change, amend or modify any term or provision of this policy without notice. This policy is effective January 1, 2015, and will supersede all prior policies and statements relating to alcohol or drugs.
ADMINISTRATION GUIDE TO PERSONNEL ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING PROCEDURES
The purpose of this administrative guide is to set forth the procedures for the implementation of controlled substances and alcohol use and testing of driver applicants and current drivers pursuant to the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy. These procedures are intended as a guide only and are in no way intended to alter any existing relationship between and any driver.
The alcohol and drug program administrator designated to monitor, facilitate, and answer questions pertaining to these procedures is:.
When interpreting or implementing these procedures, or the procedures required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) controlled substance testing regulations the following definitions apply:
“Alcohol” means the intoxicating agent in beverage alcohol, ethyl alcohol, or other low molecular weight alcohols including methyl and isopropyl alcohol.
“Alcohol concentration (or content)” means the alcohol in a volume of breath expressed in terms of grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath as indicated by an evidential breath test under this part.
“Collection site” means a place where individuals present themselves for the purpose of providing breath, body fluid, or tissue samples to be analyzed for specified controlled substances. This site must possess all necessary personnel, materials, equipment, facilities, and supervision to provide for the collection, security, temporary storage, and transportation or shipment of the samples to a laboratory.
“Commercial motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle:
Has a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds; or
Has a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds; or
Is designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver; or
Is of any size and is used in the transportation of materials found to be hazardous for the purposes of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act and which require the motor vehicle to be placarded under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR, Part 172, 1308).
“Driver” means any person who operates a commercial motor vehicle. This includes, but is not limited to: Full time, regularly employed drivers; casual, intermittent or occasional drivers; leased drivers and independent, owner-operator contractors who are either directly employed by or under lease to an employer or who operate a commercial motor vehicle at the direction of or with the consent of an employer. For the purpose of pre-employment/pre-duty testing only, the term “driver” includes a person applying to an employer to drive a commercial motor vehicle.
“Drug” means any substance (other than alcohol) that is a controlled substance as defined in the section and 49 CFR, Part 40.
“FMCSA” means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; US Department of Transportation.
“Owner-operator(s)” means a driver(s) who has been contracted for services with . For the purposes of these procedures and 's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy, owner-operators are not to be considered employees, but will be required to participate in 's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy like all Company employee drivers.
“Medical review officer” (MRO) means a licensed MD or DO with knowledge of drug abuse disorders that is employed or used by a motor carrier to conduct drug testing in accordance with this part.
“Performing a safety-sensitive function” means a driver is considered to be performing a safety-sensitive function during any period in which he/she is actually performing, ready to perform, or immediately available to perform any safety-sensitive functions.
“Random selection process” means that alcohol and drug tests are unannounced; that every driver of a motor carrier subject to test/tests conducted annually shall equal or exceed for alcohol tests and for drug test of the total number of drivers subject to testing of a motor carrier.
“Reasonable cause” means that the motor carrier believes the actions or appearance or conduct of a commercial motor vehicle driver who is on duty as defined below, are indicative of the use of a controlled substance.
"Refusal" is defined below:
(a) As an employee, you have refused to take a drug test if you:
(1) Fail to appear for any test (except a pre-employment test) within a reasonable time, as determined by the employer, consistent with applicable DOT agency regulations, after being directed to do so by the employer. This includes the failure of an employee (including an owner-operator) to appear for a test when called by a C/TPA (see §40.61(a));
(2) Fail to remain at the testing site until the testing process is complete; Provided, That an employee who leaves the testing site before the testing process commences (see §40.63 (c)) for a pre-employment test is not deemed to have refused to test;
(3) Fail to provide a urine specimen for any drug test required by this part or DOT agency regulations; Provided, That an employee who does not provide a urine specimen because he or she has left the testing site before the testing process commences (see §40.63 (c)) for a pre-employment test is not deemed to have refused to test;
(4) In the case of a directly observed or monitored collection in a drug test, fail to permit the observation or monitoring of your provision of a specimen (see §§40.67(l) and 40.69(g));
(5) Fail to provide a sufficient amount of urine when directed, and it has been determined, through a required medical evaluation, that there was no adequate medical explanation for the failure (see §40.193(d)(2));
(6) Fail or decline to take an additional drug test the employer or collector has directed you to take (see, for instance, §40.197(b));
(7) Fail to undergo a medical examination or evaluation, as directed by the MRO as part of the verification process, or as directed by the DER under §40.193(d). In the case of a pre-employment drug test, the employee is deemed to have refused to test on this basis only if the pre-employment test is conducted following a contingent offer of employment. If there was no contingent offer of employment, the MRO will cancel the test; or
(8) Fail to cooperate with any part of the testing process (e.g., refuse to empty pockets when directed by the collector, behave in a confrontational way that disrupts the collection process, fail to wash hands after being directed to do so by the collector).
(9) For an observed collection, fail to follow the observer’s instructions to raise your clothing above the waist, lower clothing, and underpants, and to turn around to permit the observer to determine if you have any type of prosthetic or another device that could be used to interfere with the collection process.
(10) Possess or wear a prosthetic or another device that could be used to interfere with the collection process.
(11) Admit to the collector or MRO that you adulterated or substituted the specimen.
“Safety-sensitive function” means any of those on-duty functions set forth in CFR 49, Section 395.2.
“On duty time” means all time from the time a driver begins to work or is required to be in readiness to work until the time he/she is relieved from work and all responsibility for performing work. “On duty time” shall include:
All time at a carrier or shipper plant, terminal, or facility, or other property, or on any public property waiting to be dispatched, unless the driver has been relieved from duty by the motor carrier;
All time inspecting, servicing, or conditioning any commercial motor vehicle at any time;
All driving time;
All time, other than driving time, in or upon any commercial motor vehicle except time spent resting in a sleeper berth;
All time loading or unloading a vehicle, supervising, or assisting in the loading or unloading, attending a vehicle being loaded or unloaded, remaining in readiness to operate the vehicle, or in giving or receiving receipts for shipments loaded or unloaded.
All time repairing, obtaining assistance, or remaining in attendance upon a disabled vehicle.
III. SUBSTANCES PROHIBITED/PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS
A. Alcohol use means the consumption of any beverage, mixture, or preparation, including any medication containing alcohol which, when consumed, causes an alcohol concentration in excess of those prescribed by Part 382, Subpart B, (FMCSR) and Section IV of this policy.
B. Controlled substances: In accordance with FMCSA rules, a urinalysis will be conducted to detect the presence of the following substances:
Detection levels requiring a determination of a positive result shall be in accordance with the guidelines adopted by the FMCSA in accordance with the recommendations established by the 49 CFR, Part 40.
C. Prescription medications: Drivers taking legally prescribed medications issued by a licensed health care professional familiar with the driver's work-related responsibilities must report such use to their immediate supervisor or dispatcher, and may be required to present written evidence from the health care professional which describes the effects such medications may have on the driver's ability to perform his/her tasks.
In the sole discretion of the alcohol and drug program administrator, a driver may be temporarily removed from a safety-sensitive position if deemed appropriate.
A. Alcohol Prohibitions:
The new alcohol rule prohibits any alcohol misuse that could affect the performance of a safety-sensitive function, including:
Use while performing safety-sensitive functions.
Use during the 4 hours before performing safety-sensitive functions.
Reporting for duty or remaining on duty to perform safety-sensitive functions with an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or greater.
Possession of alcohol, unless the alcohol is manifested and transported as part of a shipment. This includes the possession of medicines containing alcohol (prescription or over-the-counter) unless the packaging seal is unbroken.
Use during 8 hours following an accident, or until he/she undergoes a post-accident test.
Refusal to take a required test.
NOTE: A driver found to have an alcohol concentration of 0.02 or greater but less than 0.04 shall not perform, nor be permitted to perform, safety-sensitive functions for at least 24 hours. The other consequences imposed by the regulations and discussed below do not apply. However, documentation of this test constitutes written warning that company policy has been violated, and the next occurrence could result in disqualification of a driver.
B. Drug Prohibitions:
The regulations prohibit any drug use that could affect the performance of safety-sensitive functions, including:
Use of any drug, except by doctor's prescription, and the only if the doctor has advised the driver that the drug will not adversely affect the driver's ability to safely operate the CMV;
Testing positive for drugs; and
Refusing to take a required test.
All drivers will inform the alcohol and drug program administrator of any therapeutic drug use prior to performing a safety-sensitive function.
V. DRIVER APPLICANT AND CURRENT DRIVER TESTING
A. Applicant Testing: All driver applicants will be required to submit to and pass a urine drug test as a condition of employment. All driver applicants may be required to submit to and pass a Breath Alcohol Screen prior to employment. Job applicants who are denied employment because of a positive test may reapply for employment after 6 months.
Offers of employment are made contingent upon passing the Company's medical review, including the alcohol and drug test. Driver applicants who have received firm employment offers are to be cautioned against giving notice at their current place of employment or incurring any costs associated with accepting employment with the Company until after medical clearance has been received. Under no circumstances may a driver perform a safety-sensitive function until a confirmed negative result is received.
Driver applicant drug testing shall follow the collection, chain-of-custody and reporting procedures as set forth in 49 CFR, Part 40.
B. Employee Drivers: Under all circumstances, when a driver is directed to provide either a breath test or urine sample (Appendix C) in accordance with these procedures, he/she must immediately comply as instructed. Refusal will constitute a positive result, and the driver will be immediately removed from the safety-sensitive function and will be subject to further discipline or termination as appropriate.
a. Reasonable Suspicion: If a driver is having work performance problems or displaying behavior that may be alcohol or drug-related, or is otherwise demonstrating conduct that may be in violation of the Policy where immediate management action is necessary, a supervisor or dispatcher, with the concurrence of the alcohol and drug program administrator, will require driver to submit to a breath test and/or urinalysis. The following conditions are signs of possible alcohol or drug use (not all-inclusive):
Abnormally dilated or constricted pupils
Glazed stare – redness of eyes
Change of speech (i.e. faster or slower)
Redness under nose
Sudden weight loss
Change in personality (i.e. paranoia)
Increased appetite for sweets
Forgetfulness – performance faltering – poor concentration
Borrowing money from coworkers or seeking an advance of pay or other unusual display of need for money
Constant fatigue or hyperactivity
Smell of alcohol
Excessive, unexplained absences
Dulled mental processes
Slowed reaction rate
b. Supervisors or Dispatchers must take action if they have reason to believe one or more of the above-listed conditions is indicated, and that the substance abuse is affecting a driver's job performance or behavior in any manner. A supervisor or dispatcher observing such conditions will take the following actions immediately:
Confront the employee involved, and keep under direct observation until the situation is resolved.
Secure the alcohol and drug program Administrator's concurrence to observations; job performance and company policy violations must be specific.
After discussing the circumstances with the supervisor or dispatcher, the alcohol and drug program administrator will arrange to observe or talk with the driver. If he/she believes, after observing or talking to the driver, that the conduct or performance problem could be due to substance abuse, the driver will be immediately informed that continued refusal will result in disqualification from performing any safety-sensitive function.
Employees will be asked to release any evidence relating to the observation for further testing. Failure to comply may subject the employee to subsequent discipline or suspension from driving duties. All confiscated evidence will be receipted with signatures of both the receiving supervisor, as well as the provider.
If upon confrontation by the supervisor or dispatcher, the driver admits to using but requests assistance, the alcohol and drug program administrator will arrange for an assessment by an appropriate substance abuse professional (SAP). Reassignment to the driver position is conditional to completing the SAP's guidelines and return-to-work testing.
c. The supervisor or dispatcher shall, within 24 hours or before the results of the controlled substance test are released, document the particular facts related to the behavior or performance problems, and present such documentation to the alcohol and drug program administrator.
d. The drug and alcohol program administrator will remove or cause the removal of the driver from the Company-owned vehicle and ensure that the driver is transported to an appropriate collection site an thereafter to the driver's residence or, where appropriate, to a place of lodging. Under no circumstances will that driver be allowed to continue to drive a Company vehicle or his/her own vehicle until a confirmed negative test result is received.
e. If during the course of employment, the driver acknowledges a substance abuse problem and requests assistance, the problem may be treated as if it were an illness, subject to the provisions set forth below:
The decision to seek diagnosis and accept treatment for the substance abuse problem is the responsibility of the driver;
The diagnosis and prescribed treatment of the driver's condition will be determined by healthcare professionals designated by the alcohol and drug program administrator in conjunction with the driver's physician; and
The driver might be placed on medical leave for a predetermined period recommended by those medical professionals if the SAP determines that such action is appropriate.
2. Post-Accident Testing: Currently, federal regulations place the burden of compliance with post-accident alcohol and drug testing regulations on the driver. Therefore, all drivers are required to provide a breath test and a urine specimen to be tested for the use of controlled substances “as soon as practicable” after an accident. The driver shall remain readily available for such testing or may be deemed by the alcohol and drug program administrator to have refused to submit to testing. No alcohol may be consumed for 8 hours after the accident or until a test is conducted. If the driver is seriously injured and cannot provide a specimen at the time of the accident, he/she shall provide the necessary authorization for obtaining hospital reports and other documents that would indicate whether there were any controlled substances in his/her system.
An accident is defined by FMCSA regulations as an accident which results in the death of a human being or bodily injury to a person who, as a result of the injury, immediately receives medical treatment away from the scene of the accident; or which has had one of the vehicles towed from the scene of the accident. Except for a fatality accident, verification of the driver's responsibility in the above accident must be established by a citation to the driver.
Adherence by drivers to post-accident specimen collection requirements is a condition of continued employment. The failure of a driver to comply with DOT post-accident and specimen collection rules will be considered a breach of his/her contract with the Company and the contract is invalid until appropriate substance abuse professional counseling has been completed.
3. Random Testing: The Company will conduct random testing for all covered drivers as follows:
A company-wide selection process which removes discretion in the selection from any supervisory personnel will be adopted by the Company. This process will select covered drivers through the use of a computerized program.
The random testing, once begun, will provide for alcohol testing of at least and for drug testing of at least of all covered drivers.
The random testing will be reasonably spaced over any 12 month period.
Once notified, a driver must proceed immediately to the assigned collection site.
The company reserves the right to request a driver to submit to a drug test even while off-duty.
4. The alcohol and drug program administrator will be responsible for designating the appropriate substance abuse professional who, in conjunction with the driver's physician, will diagnose the problem and recommend treatment.
The driver's successful completion of the approved treatment program is a condition of continued employment as a driver.
Following successful completion of any approved treatment program, the driver will be required to submit to at least six random drug tests during the first year, and follow-up testing may be conducted for up to 60 months. Failure to adhere to this condition is grounds for immediate termination.
All supervisors or dispatchers will receive training to assist them in identifying alcohol and drug behavioral characteristics.
5. Return-to-Duty Testing: Before a driver returns to duty requiring the performance of a safety-sensitive function after engaging in conduct prohibited by this policy and Part 382, Subpart B (FMCSR), the driver shall undergo a return to duty alcohol test with a result of less than a 0.02 BAC or receive a confirmed negative result from a controlled substance urinalysis test.
VI. COLLECTION OF BREATH AND URINE SPECIMENS AND LABORATORY ANALYSIS
Breath alcohol testing will be conducted either on-site or at a prearranged location by a qualified Breath Alcohol Technician according to 49 CFR, Part 40 procedures. Refusal to complete and sign the testing form or refusal to provide breath will be considered a positive test, and the driver will be removed from a safety-sensitive function until resolved.
Specimen Collection: Specimen collection will be conducted in accordance with applicable state and federal law. The collection procedures will be designed to ensure the security and integrity of the specimen provided by each driver, and those procedures will strictly follow federal chain-of-custody guidelines. Moreover, every reasonable effort will be made to maintain the dignity of each driver submitting a specimen for analysis in accordance with these procedures.
Laboratory Analysis: As required by FMCSA regulations, only a laboratory certified by Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to perform urinalysis for the detection of the presence of controlled substances will be retained by the Company. The laboratory will be required to maintain strict compliance with federally approved chain-of-custody procedures, quality control, maintenance and scientific analytical methodologies.
VII. CONSEQUENCES: APPEAL OF TEST RESULTS
Alcohol and drug abuse may not only threaten the safety and productivity of all employees at , but causes serious individual health consequences to those who use them. Appendix A outlines several personal consequences which may result from abuse of controlled substances. Any confirmed actions prohibited by Part IV above, while performing a safety-sensitive function or refusing to take a breath test, will be grounds for disqualification as a driver.
A driver testing positive for alcohol or drug use is subject to disqualification. Refusal to submit to testing will also be considered a positive.
Refusal may be defined as not providing a breath sample or urine as directed, neglecting to sign appropriate control forms, using alcohol within 8 hours of an accident, or engaging in conduct that clearly obstructs the testing process.
Any driver testing positive for the presence of a controlled substance will be contacted by the Company's MRO. The driver will be allowed to explain and present medical documentation to explain any permissible use of a drug. All such discussions between the driver and the MRO will be confidential. The Company will not be a party to or have access to, matters discussed between the driver and the MRO. If medically supportable reasons exist to explain the positive result, the MRO will report the test result to the Company as a negative.
Within 72 hours after the driver has been notified of a positive test result for drugs, he/she may request a retest of the split sample. This signed request will be provided to the MRO in writing, who will then initiate the new laboratory analysis. If a different result is detected by the subsequent laboratory, the test will be voided by the MRO, and the company alcohol and drug program administrator will be notified. A retest may be initiated as appropriate.
Under no circumstances, unless required or authorized by law, will alcohol or drug testing information or results for any employee or applicant be released without a written request from the applicable employee.
Drivers are entitled, upon written request within 30 days, to obtain copies of any records pertaining to the driver's use of alcohol or controlled substances, including any records pertaining to his or her alcohol or controlled substance test.
Collection of breath and urine samples must always be documented and sealed with a tamper-proof sealing system in the presence of the driver, to ensure that all tests can be correctly traced to the driver.
Drug test analysis from the DHHS approved laboratory will be forwarded directly to the Medical Review Officer assigned by the alcohol and drug program administrator.
Alcohol test results will be forwarded by the MRO to the Alcohol and Drug program administrator for confidential recordkeeping.
The requirement that the following personal information collected and maintained under this part shall be reported to the Clearinghouse:
A verified positive, adulterated, or substituted drug test result;
An alcohol confirmation test with a concentration of 0.04 or higher;
A refusal to submit to any test required by subpart C of this part;
An employer’s report of actual knowledge, as defined at § 382.107:
On duty alcohol use pursuant to § 382.205;
Pre-duty alcohol use pursuant to § 382.207;
Alcohol use following an accident pursuant to § 382.209;
and Controlled substance use pursuant to § 382.213;
A substance abuse professional (SAP as defined in § 40.3 of this title) report of the successful completion of the return-to-duty process;
A negative return-to-duty test;
and An employer’s report of completion of follow-up testing.
ALCOHOL AND DRUG EFFECTS
Section 382.601(b)(11) FMCSR mandates that all employees be provided with training material discussing the effects of alcohol and controlled substance use on an individual's health, work, and personal life.
This attachment is intended to help individuals understand the personal consequences of substance abuse.
Although used routinely as a beverage for enjoyment, alcohol can also have negative physical and mood-altering effects when abused. These physical or mental alterations in a driver may have serious personal and public safety risks.
An average of three or more servings per day of beer (12 ounces), whiskey (1 ounce), or wine (6 ounces) over time, may result in the following health hazards:
Fatal liver diseases
Decreased sexual function
Increased cancers of the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, rectum, breast, and malignant melanoma
Spontaneous abortion and neonatal mortality
Social Issues/Workplace Issues
2 of 3 homicides are committed by people who drink prior to the crime.
2 – 3% of the driving population is legally drunk at any one time. This rate doubles at night and on weekends.
2 of 3 Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related vehicle accident during their lifetime.
The separation and divorce rate in families with alcohol dependency problems is 7 times the average.
40% of family court cases are alcohol-related.
Alcoholics are 15 times more likely to commit suicide.
More than 60% of burns, 40% of falls, 69% of boating accidents, and 76% of private aircraft accidents are alcohol-related.
Over 17,000 fatalities occurred in 1993 in highway accidents, which were alcohol-related. This was 43% of all highway fatalities.
30,000 people will die each year from alcohol-caused liver disease.
10,000 people will die each year due to alcohol-related brain disease or suicide.
Up to 125,000 people die each year due to alcohol-related conditions or accidents.
It takes one hour for the average person (150 pounds) to process one serving of alcohol from the body.
Impairment can be measured with as little as two drinks in the body.
A person who is legally intoxicated is 6 times more likely to have an accident that a sober person.
ALCOHOL'S TRIP THROUGH THE BODY
Mouth and Esophagus: Alcohol is an irritant to the delicate linings of the throat and food pipe. It burns as it goes down.
Stomach and Intestines: Alcohol has an irritating effect on the stomachs’ protective lining, resulting in gastric or duodenal ulcers. This condition, if it becomes acute, can cause peritonitis, or perforation of the stomach wall. In the small intestine, alcohol blocks absorption of such substances as thiamine, folic acid, fat, vitamin B1, vitamin B12, and amino acids.
Bloodstream: 95% of the alcohol taken into the body is absorbed into the bloodstream through the lining of the stomach and duodenum. Once in the bloodstream, alcohol quickly goes to every cell and tissue in the body. Alcohol causes red blood cells to clump together in sticky wads, slowing circulation and depriving tissues of oxygen. It also causes anemia by reduction red blood cell production. Alcohol slows the ability of white cells to engulf and destroy bacteria and degenerates the clotting ability of blood platelets.
Pancreas: Alcohol irritates the cells of the pancreas, causing them to swell, thus blocking the flow of digestive enzymes. The chemicals, unable to enter the small intestine, begin to digest the pancreas, leading to acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis. One out of five patients who develop this disease dies during the first attack. Pancreatitis can destroy the pancreas and cause a lack of insulin, thus resulting in diabetes.
Liver: Alcohol inflames the cells of the liver, causing them to swell and block the tiny canal to the small intestines. This prevents bile from being filtered properly through the liver. Jaundice develops, turning the whites of the eyes and skin yellow. Each drink of alcohol increases the number of live cells destroyed, eventually causing cirrhosis of the liver. This disease is eight times more frequent among alcoholics than among non-alcoholics.
Heart: Alcohol causes inflammation of the heart muscle. It has a toxic effect on the heart and causes increased amounts of fat to collect, thus disrupting its normal metabolism.
Urinary Bladder and Kidneys: Alcohol inflames the lining of the urinary bladder making it unable to stretch properly. In the kidneys, alcohol causes increased loss of fluids through its irritating effect.
Sex Gland: Swelling of the prostate gland caused by alcohol interferes with the ability of the male to perform sexually. It also interferes with the ability to climax during intercourse.
Brain: The most dramatic and noticed effect of alcohol is on the brain. It depresses brain centers, producing progressive un-coordination: confusion, disorientation, stupor, anesthesia, coma, death. Alcohol kills brain cells and brain damage is permanent Drinking over a period of time causes loss of memory, judgment and learning ability.
Health Effects/Workplace Issues
One joint of marijuana contains cancer-causing substances equal to 1/2 pack of cigarettes.
One joint causes the heart to race and be overworked. People with heart conditions are at
Marijuana is commonly contaminated with the fungus Aspergillus which can cause serious respiratory tract and sinus infections.
Marijuana lowers the body's immune system response, making users more susceptible to
Chronic smoking causes changes in brain cells and brain waves. The brain does not work as efficiently or effectively. Long-term brain damage may occur.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and 60 other chemicals in marijuana concentrate in the ovaries and testes.
Chronic smoking of marijuana in males causes a decrease in testosterone and an increase in estrogen, the female hormone. As a result, the sperm count is reduced, leading to temporary sterility.
Chronic smoking of marijuana in females causes a decrease in fertility.
A higher than normal incidence of stillborn babies, early termination of pregnancy, and higher infant mortality rate during the first few days of life is common in pregnant marijuana smokers.
THC causes birth defects including brain damage, spinal cord, forelimbs, liver and water on the brain and spine in test animals.
Prenatal exposure may cause underweight newborn babies.
Fetal exposure may decrease visual functioning.
User's mental function can display the following effects:
delayed decision making
impaired short-term memory
impaired signal detection
erratic cognitive function
distortion of time estimation
THC is stored in body fat and slowly released.
Marijuana smoking has long-term effects on performance.
Increased THC potency in modern marijuana dramatically compounds the side effects.
Combining alcohol or other depressant drugs with marijuana increases the impairing effects of both.
Used medically as a local anesthetic. When abused, it becomes a powerful physical and mental stimulant. The entire nervous system is energized. Muscles tense, heart beats faster and stronger, and the body burns more energy. The brain experiences an exhilaration caused by a large release of neurohormones associated with mood elevation.
Regular use may upset the chemical balance of the brain. As a result, it may speed up the aging process causing damage to critical nerve cells. Parkinson's disease could also occur.
Cocaine causes the heart to beat faster, harder and rapidly increases blood pressure. It also causes spasms of blood vessels in the brain and heart. Both lead to ruptured vessels causing strokes and heart attacks.
Strong dependence can occur with one “hit” or cocaine. Usually, mental dependency occurs within days for “crack” or within several months for snorting coke. Cocaine causes the strongest mental dependency of all the drugs.
Treatment success rates are lower than with any other chemical dependency.
Extremely dangerous when taken with other depressant drugs.
Death due to overdose is Likely.
Effects are usually not reversible by medical intervention.
Extreme mood and energy swings create instability. Sudden noise causes a violent reaction.
Lapses in attention and ignoring warning signals increases the probability of accidents.
High cost frequently leads to theft and/or dealing.
Paranoia and withdrawal may create unpredictable or violent behavior.
Performance is characterized by forgetfulness, absenteeism, tardiness, and missing appointments.
Narcotic drugs which alleviate pain and depress body functions and reactions.
IV needle users have a high risk of contracting hepatitis or H.I.V. when sharing a needle.
Increased pain tolerance. As a result, a person may more severely injure themselves and fail to seek medical attention as needed.
Narcotic effects are multiplied when combined with other depressants causing an increased risk for overdose.
Because of tolerance, there is an ever-increasing need for more.
Strong mental and physical dependency occurs.
With increased tolerance and dependency combined, there is a serious financial burden for the users.
Is a Central nervous system stimulant that speeds up the mind and body.
Regular use causes strong psychological dependence and increased tolerance.
High doses may cause toxic psychosis resembling schizophrenia.
Intoxication may induce a heart attack or stroke due to increased blood pressure.
Chronic use may cause heart or brain damage due to severe constriction of capillary blood vessels.
Euphoric stimulation increases impulsive and risk-taking behavior, including bizarre and violent behavior.
Withdrawal may result in severe physical and mental depression.
Since the drug alleviates the sensation of fatigue, it may be abused to increase alertness during periods of overtime or failure to get rest.
With heavy use or increasing fatigue, the short-term mental or physical enhancement reverses and becomes an impairment.
Often used as a large animal tranquilizer. Abused primarily for its mood altering effects. Low doses produce sedation and euphoric mood changes. Mood can rapidly change from sedation to excitation and a blank stare. Sudden noises or physical shocks may cause a “freak out” in which the person has abnormal strength, violent behavior, and an inability to speak or comprehend.
The potential for accidents and overdose emergencies is high due to the extreme mental effects combined with the anesthetic effect on the body.
PCP, when combined with other depressants, including alcohol, increases the possibility of an
If misdiagnosed as LSD induced, and treated with Thorazine, can be fatal.
Irreversible memory loss, personality changes, and thought disorders may result.
Not common in workplace primarily because of the severe disorientation that occurs.
There are four phases to PCP abuse:
Acute toxicity causing combativeness, catatonia, convulsions, and coma. Distortions of size, shape, and distorted perception are common.
Toxic psychosis with visual and auditory delusions, paranoia and agitation.
Induced depression which may create suicidal tendencies and mental dysfunction.
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