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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) maintains strigent requirements for drug and alcohol testing in addition employers should have effective written policies about testing and dealing with positive tests when they occur.  Test accuracy, prescription medications, and other factors often arise as issues that must be considered and reconciled.  This article will review a school bus contracto's responsibilities related to FMCSA Random Drug & Alcohol tests, as well as review hot to proceed when an employee tests positively for drugs or alcohol.

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