FMCSA DER Course DER Compliance Objective

Workshop includes:

Each student receives a copy of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This workshop is a 5+ hour class designed for Owners, Managers responsible for the company’s DOT Drug &Alcohol testing program. This is an in-depth review of Parts40, 382 incorporating D&A parts of Part 390 and 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Instructor walks you through “Tabbing” the Regulations book showing you how to use the book to find your answer to D&A questions.

DER Compliance Objective

The objective of the DER Compliance course is to provide instruction and resource material that enables the DER to:

  • fully understand the role of the DER in the drug testing process
  • define issues that arise during the drug testing process and what action is required of DERs
  • learn more about the DER’s relationship with other players in the testing process, including C/TPAs, collectors, MROs, EAPs, laboratory personnel, and SAPs
  • ensure complete compliance with federal rules and regulations; and better serve the employees they work with by being knowledgeable about the entire mandated drug and alcohol testing process.
  • learn the differences in testing procedures for each transportation mode
  • better define his/her role in assuring DOT and company policy compliance
  • provide services meeting standards of professionalism, accountability, and ethical behavior
  • and implement practical application of industry standards and procedures.