Debunking Myths about Driving under the Influence of Marijuana The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 says that it is against the law for anyone in the US to use or have cannabis for any reason. Under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), cannabis is a Schedule I substance, which means it has a high potential for [...]
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210106/glenview-entrepreneur-finds-new-ways-to-take-care-of-customers It's what entrepreneurs do. They think about ways to provide services and products to people. Glenview's Tim Thoelecke runs InOut Labs in Morton Grove, whose core business is conducting employee drug testing to employers nationwide. Founded in 2012, InOut Labs also will work directly with consumers to test for other things such as DNA, [...]
I just received a canceled test result. Do I need to send my driver/employee/ candidate for another test?
Only if the MRO requests it. It depends on why the test was canceled. If it was a Random test, no recollection is required or allowed. If it was a Pre-Employment, Return-to-Duty or Follow-Up test, you need a result, so will have to send the driver again. DOT regulations require that an employee has a [...]
If an FMCSA Post-Accident alcohol test is not conducted after eight hours has passed, the employer should cease all attempts to complete the alcohol test. The employer must record the failure to test in the file that was created when the test was not completed at the two-hour mark. The failure must also be documented [...]
May a blood alcohol test conducted by Federal, state, or local authorities be used by an employer for Post-Accident testing?
Yes. If you are able to obtain a blood alcohol test result from the authorities, you may use it to satisfy your Post-Accident testing requirements. Often, it is easier for employers to administer their own tests.
If you are wondering whether a blood drug test can be used for a Post-Accident drug test result, the short answer is: "Not for federal testing". FMCSA requires a urine test to detect the use of controlled substances. For non-DOT testing, oral fluid would be a reasonable option, as it detects recent usd. In the [...]