HR Competencies

  • HR Expertise


To satisfy the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) requirement that persons designated to supervise drivers receive training on alcohol misuse and controlled substances use. Topics include determination of reasonable suspicion and detection of physical, behavioral, speech, and performance indicators of alcohol misuse and controlled substances use. The DOT drug and alcohol regulations apply to any employer who has employees regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.


  • Policy Considerations
  • Communicating policy and all other DOT-required information to employees
  • Acquiring drug and alcohol testing information from previous employers
  • Different types of testing and when each must be performed
  • Time limits on testing
  • Determining “reasonable suspicion”
  • Determining what constitutes “refusal” under the regulations Random Drug Testing Requirements
  • The supervisor’s role in administering the policy enforcement procedures
  • Detecting a violation of the drug and alcohol policy
  • Identifying drugs, methods of use, and signs and symptoms
  • Following procedures for transporting employees to a testing facility
  • Determining disciplinary provisions under DOT regulations
  • Maintaining confidentiality Designed For All levels of management in the transportation industry

Designed For

Supervisors and Managers who must be trained in accordance with DOT regulations


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