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​​FMCSA Post Accident Testing Training and Other Test Reasons Course

Learn when to require drug testing and alcohol testing after an accident.


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Regularly $29.95

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This 1.25 hour* online training course will help FMCSA-covered supervisors determine when they need to test employees and for what reasons, and how to do so compliantly under the Federal Transportation Regulations.  This course is intended for those in the trucking and transportation industries, including school bus company leaders/supervisors.
You will learn what accidents require post-accident drug and alcohol testing under the Federal Rules, and what situations do NOT require post-accident drug or alcohol testing, as well as what type of testing is allowed.  This course will help those in the TRUCKING and TRANSPORTATION industries make appropriate determinations regarding whether to require post-accident drug and alcohol testing for truck drivers, school bus drivers, and others covered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and according to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and FMCSA Regulations (49 CFR Part 40 and 49 CFR Part 382.


Many supervisors, company leaders, managers, and designated employer representatives (DERs) at companies covered by the Federal Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations often ask:

  • When does a truck driver or school bus driver have to submit to a post-accident drug and alcohol test?
  • What is a “Qualifying Accident” that requires testing?
  • What am I required to know about post-accident drug testing and alcohol testing under the Federal Regulations?
  • What type of testing is required in post-accident situations for CDL drivers?
  • What other situations require drug and alcohol testing under the Federal Rules?
  • What accidents do NOT require Federal post-accident drug testing and alcohol testing?
  • How do I know if I am compliant in our drug and alcohol (substance abuse) testing program?


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When should drivers be drug tested and alcohol tested after an accident? Learn the answer to this question now.
Purchase this course today for only $23.95 and get the answers to these questions in just over an hour. Plus PRINT YOUR CERTIFICATE TODAY — immediately available for download upon completion of this training course.


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Learn when to require drivers to submit to drug test or alcohol test after an accident!

COURSE OUTLINE ~ This informative online course consists of three sections:

  1. The first section of this course introduces you to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) Rules regarding drug and alcohol testing.  Section 1 includes the terminology you will need to know to fully understand the FMCSA testing process, requirements, and reasons for testing. The learner is introduced to the FMCSA’s 49 CFR Part 382 Rules (drug & alcohol testing Regulations).
  2. The 2nd section of this course is focused specifically on post-accident testing requirements under the FMCSA Part 382 Regulations.  Section 2 features an Interactive Simulation with characters and allows the learner to make decisions in simulated ‘real life’ post-accident situations to gauge their grasp of the information and Regulations.
  3. The final (3rd) section of this course explores the additional “test reasons” under the Federal Regulations (i.e. Pre-employment, Random, Reasonable Suspicion, Return-to-duty, and Follow-up).  You will learn when and how each of these additional Test Reasons are utilized, according to the Federal Regulations.

This course contains several Free Resources and helpful guidance suggestions for teaching you how to handle post-accident drug and alcohol testing situations properly.

Want to learn more at no cost (free)?  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration offers a one-page summary of all drug and alcohol testing reasons and the circumstances under which employees must be tested.  The page includes a Post-accident Chart to assist you in making post-accident testing determinations.  Click here for the FMCSA summary and post-accident Chart – a great resource!
Or visit: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/drug-alcohol-testing/what-tests-are-required-and-when-does-testing-occur
Where can I find the full Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Part 382 Regulations?  HERE!
Or at this web address: https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/retrieveECFR?gp=1&ty=HTML&h=L&mc=true&=PART&n=pt49.5.382And additional guidance (Q&A) for Federal drug & alcohol testing here: ​https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/title49/part/382

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This 100% online course prepares the supervisor, manager, or company official to appropriately determine and follow through on necessary procedures in the post-accident testing process for CDL drivers, FMCSA-covered bus drivers, and other covered employees. Conveniently login and complete the course individually, at your own pace; anytime, anywhere.

​Note: This course is available for 30-days from the date of purchase. Upon registration and payment, students will have up to 30 days to complete the course online. Students may “come & go” from the online course at their convenience — it is not necessary to complete the entire course in one sitting.
*Training course is self-paced, but takes the average learner 1.25 hours to complete.

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