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TT Archives: Substance Abuse Testing

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In 1994, after several years of preparation alcohol testing was announced for truck and bus drivers in both interstate and intrastate commerce. These regulations “build on the transportations industry‘s track record with drug testing over the past three years,” said Transportation Secretary Federico Pena.

Recently long-sought legislation among many in the trucking and safety communities to allow carriers to use hair testing in place of urinalysis to detect drug use in drivers was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate March 19.

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