5.285 - Drug & Alcohol Testing for School Bus & Commercial Vehicle Drivers

The District shall adhere to federal law and regulations requiring a drug and alcohol testing program for school bus and commercial vehicle drivers.

This program shall comply with the requirements of federal and state law and applicable agency rules and regulations.  The Superintendent or designee shall adopt and enact regulations consistent with the State and federal regulations, defining the circumstances and procedures for the testing.

This policy shall not be implemented, and no administrative procedures will be needed, until it is reasonably foreseeable that the District will hire staff for a position(s) requiring a commercial driver’s license.


LEGAL REF.: 49 U.S.C. § 2717, Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991).

49 C.F.R. Parts 40 (Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs), 382 (Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use and Testing), and 395 (Hours of Service of Drivers).

CROSS REF.: 4:110, 5:30, 5:280, 5:285-AP

ADOPTED: October 4, 1999

REVISED: March 2017

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