DOT Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training

Description

Course Information: 49 CFR 382.603 is the applicable regulation requiring supervisors of commercial motor vehicle drivers who operate vehicles that require a commercial drivers license to take 60 minutes of training on the symptoms of alcohol abuse and another 60 minutes of training on the symptoms of controlled substances use (120 minutes in total). The purpose of this training is to teach supervisors to identify circumstances and indicators that may create reasonable suspicion that a driver is using or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, supporting the referral of an employee for testing. 3 student minimum per class.

Key Topics Covered: DOT Modality Drug & Alcohol Regulations Overview & Review; Update on Recent DOT Final Rules in Regards to Drug & Alcohol Testing; What Substances are Tested For; 60 Minutes of Training on the Symptoms of Controlled Substances; 60 Minutes of Training on Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse

Course Duration: 2.5 hrs

Certifications Received: Certificate of Training

Price: $60 per person

Accreditation: N/A

Recertification Interval: Not Required

Prerequisites: N/A

Minimum Attendance: 3 Students

Course Format: 

Rules & Regulations

  • Overview of DOT Modality
  • Drug & Alcohol Prohibitions: 49 CFR Part 382, Subpart B
  • Recent DOT Final Rules

Effects of Drug Use

  • Classes of Drugs
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamines
  • Opiates
  • Phencyclidine (PCP)
  • Over-the-Counter & Prescription Medications

Effects of Alcohol Misuse

  • Alcohol
  • Signs & Symptoms of Use
  • Health Effects
  • How Alcohol Impairs Driving Abilities
  • What to Look for When Determining Reasonable Suspicion

The Reasonable Suspicion Process

  • Observation
  • Confirmation
  • Documentation
  • Confrontation
  • Testing

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