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.
FTA and USDOT Resources
National RTAP Resources
2 the Point Training Cards on Drugs and Alcohol
eLearning Substance Abuse Training
Substance Abuse Awareness Training, Testing, and Compliance Technical Brief
Webinar on Drug & Alcohol Fitness-for-Duty Policies & Procedures for Public Transit
Webinar on Understanding the Updated USDOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Regulation
Transit Manager's Toolkit section on Drug and Alcohol compliance
California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) Drug and Alcohol Resource Page includes guidelines, templates and webinars
Florida RTAP, run by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), has downloadable Drug and Alcohol videos, including Clean, Sober and Safe, REACT Reasonable Suspicion Training, and workbooks and other resources.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Accelerating Progress to Reduce Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities video
TCRP's Eliminating Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities
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Updated March 1, 2019