A Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) is any self-propelled or towed motor vehicle used on a highway in interstate commerce to transport passengers or property when the vehicle: (1) has a gross vehicle weighing rating (GVWR) or gross combination weight rating (GCWR) - or a gross vehicle weight (GVW) or gross combination weight (GCW) - of 4,536 kilograms (10,001 pounds) or more, whoever is greater, or (2) is designed or used to transport more than 8 passengers, including the driver, for compensation; or (3) is designed or used to transport more than 15 passengers, including the driver, whether or not it is used to transport passengers for compensation; or (4) is used in transporting material found by the Secretary of Transportation to be hazardous under 49 U.S.C 5103 and transported in a quantity requiring placarding under regulations prescribed by the Secretary under 49 CFR, Subtitle B, Chapter I, Subchapter C, Department of Transportation Guidelines.
Gross Vehicle weight of 10,000 lbs. or less:
Gross Vehicle weight of 10,001 lbs and 26,000 lbs:
Gross Vehicle weight of 26,001 lbs or greater:
Pre-employment - Urine Drug Testing Only
* Prior to performing safety sensitive functions
Post Accident - Urine Drug and Breath Alcohol Testing
* When a fatality occurs of any person involved in the accident
* When driver is cited for a moving violation
If citation is given:
When any involved vehicle requires towing from the scene
When any person involved requires medical treatment away from the scene
Random - Urine Drug and Breath Alcohol Testing
* As of year 2013, employers are required to submit at least fifty (50) percent of the drivers for drugs and ten (10) percent for alcohol through the calendar year - or participate in a consortium that selects at those rates.
* Alcohol test must be performed during, before or right after performing safety sensitive functions (such as driving).
Reasonable Suspicion - Urine Drug and/or Breath Alcohol Testing
* Performed when trained supervisors make observations and/or detect signs that could indicate substance abuse in a driver.
Return to Work - Urine Drug and/or Breath Alcohol Testing
* Performed prior to returning to work, after a driver who has violated the rules has undergone elevation through a substance abuse professional (SAP).
Follow-Up - Urine Drug and/or Breath Alcohol Testing
* Drivers who have completed SAP evaluation and treatment are subject to unannounced Follow-up testing. Employer must direct driver to report for testing at a minimum of 6 times the first year, and may continue to test up to 5 years. Follow-up testing is subject to Same-Gender-Direct-Observation collection procedure.
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