A Department of Transportation Qualified SAP Evaluation is a counseling professional who has been specifically trained to provide services to individuals who suffer from substance abuse disorders. The Evaluator is responsible for providing counseling and guidance to these individuals to help them overcome their addiction and return to a productive, healthy life. In addition, the DOT-QSAP is […]
Whether your company chooses to have a DOT qualified SAP or not, it’s important to have someone in place who can help employees.
First, drivers who are subject to FMCSA regulations and have violations will need to select an SAP Evaluation from the Clearinghouse. A positive DOT test for drugs or alcoholic beverages or a refusal to submit to a drug and alcohol test constitutes a violation. When a driver violates the law, they are relieved of their […]
An SAP Evaluation for substance use typically lasts up to an hour and occurs in a professional setting, like a doctor’s office. The person being assessed will be questioned about their past history of substance use and their current state of mental and physical health. A urine or blood test for drugs or alcohol will also be […]