Drug and Alcohol Programs

Safety-sensitive employees are required to undergo drug and alcohol testing as part of federal regulations aimed at increasing public safety. Rural and tribal transit agencies are responsible for making sure that these requirements are met. This topic guide will direct you to the most current and relevant resources on all aspects of the federal drug and alcohol requirements.


FTA and USDOT Resources


National RTAP Resources

2 the Point Training Cards on Drugs and Alcohol

eLearning Substance Abuse Training

Substance Abuse Awareness Training, Testing, and Compliance Technical Brief

Webinar on Understanding the Updated USDOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Regulation

Transit Manager's Toolkit section on Drug and Alcohol compliance


Additional Resources

California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) Drug and Alcohol Resource Page includes guidelines, templates and webinars

Florida RTAP, run by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR), has downloadable Drug and Alcohol videos, including Clean, Sober and Safe, REACT Reasonable Suspicion Training, and workbooks and other resources


DISCLAIMER: The resources provided in each topic guide are not an exhaustive survey of every available resource on each topic. If you would like to add a resource to a Topic Guide, please email info@nationalrtap.org.

Updated January 19, 2018