FTA Drug and Alcohol Regulation Updates Issue 52

In the July 2013 issue of the FTA's Drug and Alcohol Regulation Update newsletter:

  • New acting program manager of FTA Drug and Alcohol program
  • Keynote Speaker Swart stresses DOT's position on medical marijana at national conference
  • Early morning and late night alcohol tests - Part 1: Why they are important
  • National conference attracts 500 participants
  • Post-accident testing for maintenance personnel
  • MIS late letters going out
  • Drug and alcohol training schedule
  • FTA audits only performed by FTA
  • FTA drug testing records - Security and separation
  • Maintenance contractors
  • Blood alcohol content greater than or equal to 0.02, but less than 0.04 - Now what?
  • Reasonable suspicion must be reasonable
  • Not all evidential breath testing devices can be used for DOT confirmation tests