Hamden Public Schools District Policies

4212.42- Drug and Alcohol Testing For School Bus Drivers


Personnel -- Non-Certified
Drug and Alcohol Testing For School Bus Drivers

The Hamden Public School district is committed to the establishment of a drug and alcohol misuse prevention program that meets all applicable requirements of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. The district shall adhere to federal law and regulations requiring a school bus drivers’ drug and alcohol testing program.
Contracts for transportation approved by this district shall contain assurance that the contractor will establish a drug and alcohol testing program that meets the requirements of federal regulations and this policy and will actively enforce the regulations of this policy as well as federal requirements.

Legal Reference: United States Code, Title 49
                             2717 Alcohol and controlled substances testing (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991)
                             Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49
                             40 Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs
                             382 Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use and Testing
                             395 Hours of Service Drivers
                             Holiday v. City of Modesto (1991) 229 Cal. App. 3d. 528, 540.
                             International Brotherhood of Teamsters v. Department of Transportation
                             932 F. 2d 1292 (1991)
                             American Trucking Association, Inc. v. Federal Highway Administration, (1995) WL 136022 (4th circuit)
                             Connecticut General Statutes
                             PA 95-140 An Act Authorizing Drug Testing of Drivers of Certain Commercial Motor Vehicles

Policy adopted: January 14, 2003 HAMDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  Hamden, Connecticut