Drug Test for DOT Physical

Drug Test for DOT Physical

“We have a provider who in the past worked in a facility that whenever a driver has a history of previous illegal substance abuse they gave them a drug screen (non dot) with every physical in order to certify. Today we had a driver that admitted to previous use...
When Your Specialist Won’t Commit

When Your Specialist Won’t Commit

Specialty Consults on DOT Physical Close to half of your Commercial DOT Physical examinees have a significant medical condition.  Most times is easy enough to request some documentation or needed testing from the primary care treating physician. Examples: You have a...
Medical Marijuana – OK for Commercial Drivers?

Medical Marijuana – OK for Commercial Drivers?

Much of the recent press about marijuana has been regarding recreational use now legal in several states.  The debate regarding medical marijuana use in commercial drivers has been settled: From the DOT Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance Notice: The...
Alcohol & Drug Screens for DOT

Alcohol & Drug Screens for DOT

I had a question about the alcohol and drug screens for the DOT: is it mandatory for them to have the alcohol and drug screen test? it was a bit confusing. Pilots, truck drivers, subway operators, ship captains, pipeline controllers, airline mechanics, locomotive...