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EEAEA-1:  DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING FOR SCHOOL BUS AND

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVERS

 

The District shall adhere to federal law and Department of Transportation regulations requiring a drug and alcohol-testing program for school bus drivers and commercial vehicle drivers.  Such testing will be conducted for five different situations: pre-employment, randomly, following an accident, following an authorization to return to duty, and upon reasonable suspicion that a driver is under the influence of alcohol or using drugs.

 

The District will comply with Department of Transportation protocols regarding the collection and testing necessary to establish whether alcohol or drugs are present in the driver’s system, and regulations will be established for the steps to be taken in the event that test results are positive.

 

This program shall comply with the requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Section 382 et seq. The Superintendent or designees shall adopt and enact procedures consistent with the federal regulations, defining the circumstances and procedures for testing.

 

 

SOURCE:  MASC

 

LEGAL REF.:        49 U.S.C. sec. 2717 et seq. (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991)

49C.F.R. Part 40 Procedures for Transportation Workplace and Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

                                    49C.F.R. Part 382 Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use and Testing

49 C.F.R. Part 391 Qualification of Drivers

 

Adopted on:     November 8, 2007

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