Question: What Happens If You Test Positive On A DOT Drug Test?

What do you do if you fail a DOT drug test?

If you fail your DOT regulated drug test, DOT regulations require your employer to immediately remove you from performing any DOT safety-sensitive job.

There may be other consequences, too, like losing your certification or license.

This depends on your company’s policy or employment agreement.

What happens when you fail a drug test with a CDL?

Any driver failing a drug or alcohol test will be required to complete a return-to-duty process with a DOT-qualified substance abuse professional (SAP). Having a failed drug or alcohol test on your record will make getting another driving job very, very difficult for at least a year, and probably longer.

What does the DOT look for in a drug test?

DOT truck drivers are required to undergo a drug test prior to employment, at least once randomly per year, after most accidents, and if reasonable suspicion exists that a driver is abusing drugs. The DOT 5 panel drug test checks for THC, Opiates, PCP, Cocaine, and Amphetamines.

What happens if I fail a pre employment DOT drug test?

What Happens when a DOT Drug or Alcohol Test is Failed? If a person fails the DOT pre employment testing then the DOT regulations require that the person is prohibited from doing any type of safety-sensitive job. If they pass the test they may be able to perform safety-sensitive duties again.

What is tested in a DOT drug screen?

DOT truck drivers are required to undergo a drug test prior to employment, at least once randomly per year, after most accidents, and if reasonable suspicion exists that a driver is abusing drugs. The DOT 5 panel drug test checks for THC, Opiates, PCP, Cocaine, and Amphetamines.

Why do they put blue dye in toilet for drug test?

Blue dye will be dumped into selected toilets to prevent the dilution of speciments and the temperature of urine samples will be taken within four minutes of collection to detect if a substitute was submitted. Bowen said that if a test is positive, a second will be conducted.

What is the difference between DOT drug testing and non DOT drug testing?

A DOT drug screen tests a specimen for five drugs—opiates, PCP, amphetamines/methamphetamines, marijuana and cocaine. Non-DOT drug testing can be expanded into a 10-panel drug screen by testing for the above five drugs and adding barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methadone, methaqualone and propoxyphene.