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2011 drug, alcohol test rates set by DOT

Posted By ted On December 7, 2010 @ 12:00 am In Amtrak/Commuter,Amtrak/Commuter News,Aviation,Bus,Bus News,News,Washington | No Comments

WASHINGTON — Random drug and alcohol tests administered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Transit Administration¬†to air, bus and rail workers in safety sensitive positions will remain at 2010 levels, says the U.S. Department of Transportation.

 For 2011:

  • For bus drivers, the random drug testing rate will be 50 percent; and the random alcohol testing rate will be 10 percent.
  • For airline workers, the random drug testing rate will be 25 percent; and the random alcohol testing rate will be 10 percent.
  • For rail workers, the random drug testing rate will be 25 percent; and the random alcohol testing rate will be 10 percent.
  • For transit workers, the random drug testing rate will be 25 percent; and the random alcohol testing rate will be 10 percent.

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