Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Training for Management
Duration: 2 hours
Regulations: FMCSR - 49 CFR 382.603
This course, developed in conjunction with the experts from the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), provides training in recognizing alcohol misuse and drug use by CMV drivers. Anyone with reasonable suspicion training has the authority to order a reasonable suspicion drug or alcohol test for a driver under certain conditions.
This course covers the regulations related to reasonable suspicion testing, including the procedure for ordering the test. This course also presents the physical, behavioral, speech, and performance indicators that could indicate drug use or alcohol misuse, and therefore trigger a reasonable suspicion test.
Learning OutcomesAfter taking this course, you will be able to:
- State the purpose of the reasonable suspicion test, the rules regarding who can order the test, and the steps involved in the testing process
- Recognize the physical, behavioral, speech, and performance indicators that would trigger an order for a reasonable suspicion test for alcohol misuse
- Recognize the physical, behavioral, speech, and performance indicators that would trigger an order for a reasonable suspicion test for drug use.
AudienceAccording to 49 CFR 382.603, "all persons designated to supervise drivers" should receive this training. In practice, this training is for all driver supervisors plus anyone else the motor carrier wants trained.
FeaturesThis course has these features and more:
- Easy navigation
- Supplementary material
- Links to regulations
- Real-world scenarios
- Objective-based exams