Free Webinar Examines Drug and Alcohol Testing in Transportation Industry


Free Webinar Examines Drug and Alcohol Testing in Transportation Industry

Employers covered by the drug and alcohol testing regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) must follow strict regulations when conducting drug and alcohol testing of specific safety-sensitive workers. Compliance is mandatory and non-compliance can result in stiff fines or worse. Employers not covered by DOT regulations with safety-sensitive workers in the transportation industry have more flexibility with how and when the test for drugs and alcohol. All of this can be a little intimidating and confusing.

It does not have to be. To help clear up the confusion, Bill Current and Rick Tennant of the Current Consulting Group, LLC (CCG) will present a timely and informative webinar presentation about “Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Transportation Industry” from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The free webinar is sponsored by ClearStar, a leading provider of Human Capital Integrity℠ technology-based services specializing in background checks and medical screening.

The presenters from CCG, which provides expert consulting in all areas of substance abuse testing, have more than 50 years of combined experience in helping companies comply with the DOT regulations and the specifics of part 40, as well as establishing non-DOT programs that comply with applicable state drug testing laws. They will answer questions during and after the webinar to ensure attendees understand their obligations. The learning objectives of the one hour webinar will include the following:

  • Who is covered by DOT regulations and how to tell if they apply to an employer.
  • What the DOT regulations require of covered employers and employees.
  • The drug and alcohol testing options available to employers if they are not covered by the regulations.
  • How non-DOT and DOT programs differ.
  • Why drug and alcohol testing are important toward achieving a safe transportation industry.

Bill Current is the President and Founding Partner of CCG. He founded CCG in 1998 and it is now the number one recognized brand name in compliance, business development, and operations consulting in the drug testing industry. He created Current Compliance, the only comprehensive online subscription database on all state laws related to workplace drug testing, including marijuana and workers’ compensation laws. He is also the author of “Why Drug Testing: Updated and Expanded for 2020” and nine other books on substance-related issues.

Rick Tennant is the Vice President of Business Development at CCG. He brings to Current Consulting more than 25 years of experience in the drug and alcohol testing industry. He is the former Vice President of Business Development at Workforce QA, a leading drug testing third-party administrator based in Utah. To register for the webinar presentation about “Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Transportation Industry” presented by Bill Current and Rick Tennant of CCG on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, please click here.

For more than 25 years, ClearStar has helped transportation clients around the globe succeed by providing them with employment intelligence to hire and grow their teams with confidence. ClearStar offers a full suite of transportation industry screening services that include background checks, drug/clinical tests, physicals, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident. ClearStar also provides full DOT support, including New Clearinghouse, plus a web-based management system. For more information, please click here to connect with ClearStar.


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