Safety-sensitive employees are required to undergo drug and alcohol testing as part of federal regulations aimed at increasing public safety. Rural and tribal transit agencies are responsible for making sure that these requirements are met. This topic guide will direct you to the most current and relevant resources on all aspects of the federal drug and alcohol requirements.
USDOT and FTA Resources
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has two very similar drug and alcohol pages: FTA Drug & Alcohol Program and Transit Safety and Oversight Drug and Alcohol. Both contain important information and links to regulations, guidance, forms, training opportunities, and other resources.
A quick guide to important items on the FTA's Drug and Alcohol pages: