B4. Drug & Alcohol Testing: Transportation Employees
Policy Code: B4
First Reading: November 1, 2016; April 2, 2019
Adopted: November 15, 2016
Revised: April 16, 2019
Revised and Reviewed: September 6, 2022
Related: EWSD Procedures for Drug and Alcohol Testing: Transportation Employees
Attachment A: Effects of Alcohol and Controlled Substances
Attachment B: Sample Return to Work Letter for Transportation Employees
It is the policy of the Essex Westford Educational Community Unified Union School District (EWECUUSD) to comply with state and federal laws and regulations requiring a drug and alcohol testing program for school bus and commercial vehicle drivers. The Superintendent or designee will implement procedures to conduct alcohol and drug tests for all safety-sensitive transportation employees as required by the federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.
The Essex Westford School District Drug & Alcohol Testing Program for Transportation Employees consists of Policy B4 and its related procedures and attachments.
The program complies with 49 CFR Part 382, as amended, and 49 CFR Part 40, as amended.
49 U.S.C. § 5331, 31306 (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991)
49 C.F.R. Parts 40, 382, 391, 392, 395
21 V.S.A. 511 et seq.