(a) Alcohol Testing After an Accident:
As promptly as possible following an incident involving a commercial motor vehicle in commerce on a public road, employers are required to conduct alcohol testing for surviving drivers who fall under either of the following conditions:
(b) Controlled Substances Testing After an Accident:
Employers must conduct controlled substances testing for surviving drivers in the following scenarios:
(c) Post-Accident Testing Timeline:
Refer to the following table for when post-accident tests are required according to the respective paragraphs in sections (a) and (b).
(d) Record Maintenance:
(e) Driver Availability for Testing:
Drivers subject to post-accident testing must remain readily available, and failure to do so may be considered a refusal to submit to testing. However, necessary medical attention for injured individuals or obtaining emergency care does not require delay.
(f) Employer Responsibilities:
Employers are obligated to provide drivers with post-accident information, procedures, and instructions before operating a commercial motor vehicle, facilitating compliance with this section.
(g) Testing Results by Independent Officials:
This section does not apply to: