The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) finalized a rule to amend its drug testing policy in a way that could have significant implications for truckers, commercial drivers, pilots and other federally regulated transit workers who use cannabis off the job.

In a notice this past Tuesday, DOT said that it has completed the rulemaking process for the policy change, which would allow oral saliva drug testing as an alternative to urine-based tests. 

But Can They Test For Cannabis Impairment?

The ongoing and far-from-solved issue of testing for cannabis impairment continues to befuddle those who insist, or wish, these tests could be as straightforward as measuring blood alcohol levels. But, alas, …

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