Drug & Alcohol Testing Program

Drug & Alcohol Testing Program

The following program and the contents of this website apply to UC Davis employees only.

The UC Davis drug and alcohol testing program carries out the Federal regulations set forth by the Department of Transportation (DOT) regarding the operation of commercial vehicles. The regulations are designed to protect the public by requiring employers to test transportation employees for the use of alcohol and drugs.

Program Participants

The following UCD employees must be enrolled in the program:

  • Unitrans safety-sensitive employees;
  • Drivers operating a vehicle with a gross combination weight of 26,001 or more pounds;
  • Drivers operating a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver;
  • Drivers operating a vehicle used in the transportation of hazardous materials that require the motor vehicle to be placarded under the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

For information on Drug & Alcohol Testing of UCD drivers, see Policy & Procedure 380-22.

NOTE: Unitrans employees are covered by separate Federal Transportation Regulations and Unitrans policy.

  • Clinic Passport (PDF)
    Prior to sending an employee to be tested, the supervisor must contact the Designated Employer Representative (DER) to request an order to be set up in the online system for screening. In the event that the department must perform a Post Accident Test or Reasonable Suspicion test outside normal business hours, the supervisor should download and complete the form, then fax a copy to the DER for her records.
  • Receipt of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy (FMCSA)
    All employees must sign this form to show that they have received a copy of P&P380-22.
  • Previous Employment Record Release (FMCSA)
    All employees must fill out Section I of this form and, if applicable, Section II.