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EEAEAA - Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers

Book: E

Section: Support Services

Title: Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers


Status: Active

Adopted: January 3, 2007

Last Revised: January 17, 2007



In accordance with the federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991, in addition to other pertinent state and federal laws promulgated to effectuate a drug and alcohol free workplace, the School Committee is committed to the establishment of an alcohol and controlled substance testing program for school bus drivers, in addition to any other employees regardless of the type of vehicle they are assigned to drive.


The purpose of the testing program shall be to help prevent accidents, injuries and deaths resulting from the misuse of alcohol and controlled substances by drivers performing safety-sensitive functions.  The Superintendent shall be responsible for the implementation of an alcohol and drug testing program consistent with federal regulations and shall implement additional administrative procedures to assist and further the implementation of the federal mandates regarding alcohol and controlled substances testing as he/she deems necessary.


Legal References:    49 CFR Part 382

                                    26 MRSA §§ 681(8)(B); 685(2); 689


Adopted:        January 3, 2007


Revised:         January 17, 2007



26 MRSA §§ 689

26 MRSA §§ 685(2)

26 MRSA §§ 681(8)(B)

49 CFR Part 382

EEAEAA - Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers.pdf (10 KB)