can background checks include other pre employment failed drug tests

by scott

asking cause i fail a urine test for trucking school

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Feb 12, 2014
dot sap NEW
by: jeff

dose any trucking company hire after dot sap program e mail me at

Feb 23, 2011
D.O.T. Requirements : Read The Book
by: Carolina Rabbit

Sec. 40.25 (j) As the employer, you must also ask the employee whether he or she has tested positive, or refused to test, on any pre-employment drug or alcohol test administered by an employer to which the employee applied for, but did not obtain, safety-sensitive transportation work covered by DOT agency drug and alcohol testing rules during the past two years. If the employee admits that he or she had a positive test or a refusal to test, you must not use the employee to perform safety-sensitive functions for you, until and unless the employee documents successful completion of the return-to-duty process (see Sec. 40.25 (b)(5) and (e))

That process has to be completed thru a DOT Certified S.A.P. (Substance Abuse Program) .. I have yet to find a company that will hire an employee who has tested positive even if he or she has properly completed the return-to-duty process .. Good-Luck with that if you haven't gone thru the S.A.P. ..

If anybody knows a company that will hire a driver that has tested positive and completed the DOT Certified SAP please email me at ..

Jan 13, 2011
by: NickV

Your urinalysis tests do stay on your background. Taking a drug test and coming up positive is detrimental to not only your driving record but also your background. On most applications it will ask if you have ever failed a drug test. Now you have to check yes. Its going to come up on your background so you can lie and get caught or hope they don't find it which with trucking won't happen but maybe another job where your not under federal regulations may not matter. I dunno but that wasn't a good decision. Sorry to say

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