DOT Drug Testing Spofford TX

Drug Testing Spofford, TX

DOT Drug Testing Spofford, TX

Our Local DOT Drug testing facilities in Spofford, TX and the surrounding areas provide DOT Drug Testing, DOT Alcohol Testing, DOT Physicals, Consortium enrollment and other DOT services for Employers, Single operators and all DOT modes who are required to comply with 49 CFR Part 40 in Spofford, TX including FMCSA, FTA, FAA, USCG, FRA and PHMSA . Testing centers are within minutes of your home or office and same day service is available in most cases.

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How to schedule a DOT drug test in Spofford, TX

To schedule any type of DOT drug test or alcohol test in Spofford, TX call our local scheduling department at (800) 221-4291. You may also schedule your DOT drug test online utilizing our express scheduling registration system by selecting your test and completing the Donor Information/Registration Section. You must register for the test prior to proceeding to the testing center.

The zip code you enter will be used to determine the closest DOT drug or DOT alcohol testing center which performs the type of test you have selected. A donor pass/registration form with the local testing center address, hours of operation and instructions will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. Take this form with you or have it available on your smart phone to provide to the testing center. No appointment is necessary in most cases. However, you must complete the donor information section and pay for the test at the time of registration.

Our laboratories are SAMHSA certified and all test results are verified by our in-house licensed physicians who serve as Medical Review Officers (MRO).

In addition to providing DOT drug testing and DOT breath alcohol testing in Spofford, TX, Accredited Drug Testing also has additional testing centers throughout the metropolitan area and surrounding cities.

On the road or on vacation, no worries, Accredited Drug Testing has over 20,000 testing centers in all cities Nationwide and we can schedule your test, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

What are the DOT drug testing requirements?

In 1991, the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act created the following DOT Agencies which established drug and alcohol testing regulations to ensure that aircraft, trains, trucks, and buses were operated in a safe and responsible manner. As an employer or individual operating in a “Safety Sensitive” position, it is important to understand how these regulations impact you.

49 CFR Part 40 (commonly known as “part 40”) explains:

  • How drug and alcohol testing is conducted
  • Who is authorized to participate in the drug and alcohol testing program
  • What employees must do before they may return to duty after a drug and/or alcohol violation

Each DOT Agency and the USCG have specific regulations that cover:

  • The agency’s prohibitions on drug and alcohol use
  • Who is subject to comply with these regulations
  • What type of testing is required
  • When testing is required
  • Consequences of non-compliance

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) amended its rule that would establish requirements for commercial driver’s license employers and individuals with regards to the drug and alcohol clearing house which will take affect on January 6, 2020.

The FMCSA Clearinghouse is a secure online database that will allow employers, the FMCSA, State Driver Licensing Agencies, State Law Enforcement and individual CDL operators to access real time important information about a CDL Driver’s drug and alcohol program violations and the ultimate goal of this database is to enhance safety on our Nation’s public roadways.

Spofford is a city in Kinney County, Texas, United States. The population was 95 at the 2010 census.

Spofford is located in southern Kinney County at 29°10′22″N 100°24′41″W / 29.17278°N 100.41139°W / 29.17278; -100.41139 (29.172681, -100.411388). It is on the east side of Texas State Highway 131, which leads north 10 miles (16 km) to Brackettville, the county seat, and south 24 miles (39 km) to U.S. Route 277 in the Rio Grande valley.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Spofford has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land.

For specific requirements, click the appropriate agency listed below in which you or your company is regulated by. Ask about our DOT Complete Compliance Package!

DOT Compliance Checklist in Spofford TX

DOT 49 CFR Part 40 Requirements for Safety Sensitive Employees.
(FMCSA-FAA-USCG-FRA-PHMSA-FTA)

  • Pre-Employment Tests
  • Correct Federal Custody & Control Form (CCF)
  • Substance Abuse Professional Process
  • Regulations on File
  • Random Pool Testing
  • *Supervisor Training
  • *Written Policy
  • Post-Accident Testing Situations
  • Previous Employers Checks
  • Employee Education
  • Record Keeping
  • Removal of covered Employee
  • Designated Employer Representative

* In addition, any company which employs 2 or more covered employees must have a written drug and alcohol policy and all supervisors must complete the DOT Supervisor Reasonable Suspicion Training. (Click here to learn more about our online training programs)

If a DOT covered employee or company does not have a copy of the original pre-employment drug test with a negative result, then a new DOT pre-employment drug test must be conducted, and the result maintained on file.

The department of transportation (DOT) requires that all DOT regulated “safety sensitive” employees have on file a negative DOT pre-employment drug test result and be a member of a DOT approved random selection consortium. In addition, if a DOT regulated company has more than one “safety sensitive” employee, the employer must also have a written DOT drug and alcohol policy and an on-site supervisor must have completed supervisor training for reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use or impairment.

To be compliant with DOT regulations, a company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing program must have the following components. Failing to comply can result in significant fines and penalties.

What is a DOT Drug Test in Spofford, TX?

On January 1, 2018 the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a new rule which altered the DOT 5 panel urine test. Employers and individuals should be aware that the current DOT drug test is still a urine drug test, collected by qualified collectors, analyzed at a SAMHSA certified laboratory and reviewed by a licensed Medical Review Officer. Below you will find a list of the drugs that are screened for in the DOT 5 panel urine drug test:

  • Marijuana (THC)
  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamines
  • Opioids**
  • Phencyclidine (PCP)

** Special note: ‘Opioids’ was previously called ‘Opiates’ and all DOT drug tests will continue to include confirmation testing for Codeine, Morphine, and 6-AM (heroin) when necessary.

In the January rule change, the Department of Transportation (DOT) also added initial screening and confirmation testing for the semi-synthetic opioids Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Oxycodone, and Oxymorphone to this Opioids group

When is a DOT drug test required in Spofford, TX?

All safety sensitive employees regardless of DOT agency are required for the following drug testing and/or alcohol testing based on each situation:

  • Pre-employment
  • Random
  • Reasonable suspicion
  • Return to Duty
  • Post-Accident
  • Follow Up

What is DOT pre employment testing in Spofford, TX?

As a new hire or a current employee transferring from a non-safety sensitive function into a safety sensitive function (even with the same employer), you are required to submit to a DOT pre employment drug test.

Some employers may, but are not required to, conduct pre employment alcohol testing. Only after your employer receives a negative pre employment DOT drug test result (and negative alcohol test result - if administered) may you begin performing in a safety-sensitive capacity.

What is random DOT Drug Testing in Spofford, TX?

All safety sensitive employees are subject to unannounced random drug & alcohol testing. Alcohol testing is administered just prior to, during or just after performing safety-sensitive functions. Depending on the industry specific regulations, you may only be subject to random drug testing.

Listed below are the current (2019) DOT random testing rates for each DOT agency.

The following chart outlines the annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates established within DOT Agencies and the USCG for 2019.
DOT Agency2019 Random Drug Testing Rate2019 Random Alcohol Testing Rate
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
[FMCSA]
25%10%
Federal Aviation Administration
[FAA]
25%10%
Federal Railroad Administration
[FRA]
25% - Covered Service10% - Covered Service
50% - Maintenance of Way *25% - Maintenance of Way *
Federal Transit Administration
[FTA]
50%10%
Federal Transit Administration
[FTA]
50%N/A
United States Coast Guard
[USCG]
(with the Dept. of Homeland Security)
50%N/A

What is reasonable suspicion DOT drug testing in Spofford, TX?

Safety sensitive individuals and employees are required to submit to any test (whether it is a drug test, alcohol test or both) that a supervisor requests based on reasonable suspicion. Reasonable suspicion means that one or more trained supervisors reasonably believes or suspects that you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Supervisors cannot require testing based on a hunch or guess alone; their suspicion must be based on observations concerning your appearance, behavior, speech and smell that are usually associated with drug or alcohol use

What is return to duty DOT Drug Testing in Spofford, TX?

If you have violated the prohibited drug & alcohol testing rules, you are required to take a return to duty drug and/or alcohol test before being allowed to return to a safety-sensitive function for any DOT regulated employer. You may also be subject to unannounced follow-up testing for at least 6 times in the first 12 months following your return to active safety-sensitive service.

Return-to-duty tests must be conducted under direct observation.

What is DOT post accident drug testing Spofford, TX?

If you are involved in an event (accident, crash, etc.) meeting certain criteria of the DOT agency, a post-accident drug test will be required. In most cases you will then have to take a drug and alcohol test if you are involved in a qualifying crash. Each DOT agency may have specific rules with regards to what is a post-accident test, for example, the FRA requires a blood specimen for drug testing and an alcohol test.

If you are involved in a qualifying accident, you are required to remain available for this testing and are not permitted to refuse testing.

Remember: Safety-sensitive employees are obligated by law to submit to and cooperate in drug & alcohol testing mandated by DOT regulations.

What is DOT follow up drug testing Spofford, TX?

DOT follow up testing occurs when an individual has violated the drug and alcohol testing rules. The amount of follow-up testing you receive is determined by a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) and may continue for up to 5 years. This means the SAP will determine how many times you will be tested (at least 6 times in the first year), for how long, and for what substance (i.e. drugs, alcohol, or both). Your employer is responsible for ensuring that follow-up testing is conducted and completed. Follow up testing is in addition to all other DOT required testing and all follow-up tests will be observed. For more information on the SAP process or to locate a Substance Abuse Professional in Spofford, TX simply call us at (800)221-4291

To schedule a DOT drug or alcohol test in Spofford, TX Call (800) 221-4291 or select the Spofford, TX DOT Drug Testing Location Near You

750 CENTRAL AVE STE E

750 CENTRAL AVE STE E
Spofford, Texas 3820
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3015 GENERAL HUDNELL DR

3015 GENERAL HUDNELL DR
Spofford, Texas 78226
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8151 WHITESBURG DR SE

8151 WHITESBURG DR SE
Spofford, Texas 35802
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1110 Wilkinson Trace Suite 101

1110 Wilkinson Trace Suite 101
Spofford, Texas 42103
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36 W MEMORIAL RD STE C3

36 W MEMORIAL RD STE C3
Spofford, Texas 73114
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1101 10TH AVE N

1101 10TH AVE N
Spofford, Texas 50428
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2314 N ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL

2314 N ORANGE BLOSSOM TRL
Spofford, Texas 32804
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1250 15TH ST WEST

1250 15TH ST WEST
Spofford, Texas 59102
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33 9TH ST W

33 9TH ST W
Spofford, Texas 58601
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219 WARD ST

219 WARD ST
Spofford, Texas 71913
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112 7TH AVE

112 7TH AVE
Spofford, Texas 57790
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6001 SW 6TH AVE STE 110

6001 SW 6TH AVE STE 110
Spofford, Texas 66606
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759 N WEST ST

759 N WEST ST
Spofford, Texas 67203
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1701 LINCOLN WAY

1701 LINCOLN WAY
Spofford, Texas 83814
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5569 GROVE BLVD STE 121

5569 GROVE BLVD STE 121
Spofford, Texas 35226
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1131 WARWICK AVE

1131 WARWICK AVE
Spofford, Texas 2888
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308 10TH ST

308 10TH ST
Spofford, Texas 56101
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718 S 8TH ST

718 S 8TH ST
Spofford, Texas 30224
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6030 W HIGHWAY 74 Ste. A

6030 W HIGHWAY 74 Ste. A
Spofford, Texas 28079
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402 E SUGAR CREEK RD

402 E SUGAR CREEK RD
Spofford, Texas 28213
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