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Pissed hot and pissed off in Clifton, Texas

60 months ago

ignorance to drug use makes you a big part of the problem- Drugs dont make you a bad person or a bad driver. Ask yourself this if someone gets in an accident when they are sober and people die- could it have been preventable- most accidents are. If someone is drunk and causes an accident and people die- could that have been preventable- yes- but it happens everyday. It all about personal responsibility - I ve smoked pot for 20 years and never been in a major accident in my 4 wheeler vehicle or a big truck but I dont drink and drive and I dont smoke and get in a big truck. Do you see how this should be open for debate and there are no absolutes, because there are alot of so called sober drivers who have killed people for lack of care, and responsibility for other people and what do you think is more dangerous - them or me?

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Pro.Life4Me in Gig Harbor, Washington

60 months ago

BRAD in Wichita Falls, Texas said: I WAS HIRED BY ATRUCKING COMPANY. THEY SENT ME TO SCHOOL FOR TRAINING. I HAVE A FAILED DRUG TEST AND THEY HAVE TESTED ME 3 TIME IN 3 MONTHS. SAD TO SAY I DID NOT GET THE JOB. WHO WILL GIVE ME A CHANCE?

Perhaps it would be a good time to give up drugs and your tests won't keep coming up positive....just a thought.

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Momma

60 months ago

Ok, been reading some of these VERY ridiculous posts!! It is wonderful to feel high, HOWEVER, it is not your right, has never been your "right" in this country!! HELLO!!! it is illegal !! You can not do it even in your off tone if you expect to maintain any safety sensitive position .....it's just the way it is, for now, so until the law is changed you better get used to it, follow the letter of the law, or find a new way to make a living, PERIOD!!!

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Pissed hot and pissed off in Clifton, Texas

59 months ago

My mother almost had me arrested for it along time ago. Weather you or the federal government like it or not, good people like me want it legalized. Ive never had a major accident but that could all change tomorrow because of all the other crazy things that go on on the roads these days. I dont bring drugs on a big truck or get behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol or drugs. I like driving a big truck and I take it seriously , safety at all times. I respect your perspective. Smoking pot does nt make you a bad person.

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ptshane1@*****.*** in Medina, Texas

59 months ago

I dont take any illegal drugs but I do take Ambien and Xanax as prescribed by my doctor for the last 3 years. Does ANYONE know if these prescribed medications will cause me to fail a drug test with a trucking company or the DOT. I am considering attending a school and obtaining my CDL in the next three months.

Thank you

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keisha25 in Clarksdale, Mississippi

59 months ago

I was working for a school, after being hired permenantly I was asked to take a drug test which wasn't a problem since I have never done drugs. I don't even smoke to my suprise a month later I was called into the office and asked to leave, because they said my drug test was positive for several drugs. I knew that this couldn't be true so I asked to retake the drug test at my expense and was told no. So i took it upon myself to find a place that I didn't need a referral, I finally found somewhere 2 hours away I took a hair follicle test which within a week came back negative. After reviewing both test I realized that both test were negative. I called the company that administered the first test and they said they never told my employer that the test was positive. So after being fired for no reason I initially thought that the clinic had made a mistake since Ive never tried drugs before I later found out that it was the school that misread the results. 7 months later I am still without a job and plan to sue them for all I can because I feel that before messing with a person's life as they did, they should have called to verify what they were thinking was a positive results, or maybe they purposely did it thinking I would just let it go.

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Pissed hot and pissed off in Clifton, Texas

59 months ago

You should do everything you can to bring that out into the open. Make a Youtube video about it. Send it to me. Sue them. STAND UP. Its time for us all to realize we are all in this war together weather you use drugs including alcohol or are a better than you hypocrite. I ve been fired for being accused of being on drugs when I was nt on drugs no pee test, they just fired me one day and I was too young to know what to do but I wish I could go back and sue them but eventually they went out of business. There is a huge problem with discriminating people for marajuana especially, and it needs to stop. Soon you smokers of tobacco will be next- no insurance for you- nicotine users could be outlaws like pot smokers and then we will be in the same boat together and in a way we already are. Pot made me think before I was over come with anger on the bull that goes on in the work place we spend more time in than home and in the world that criminals have recked.

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Steve

59 months ago

I just graduated in aug and got my cdl. I have no driving exprience and applied for schnieder recent. They said they could no longer proceed with my application because I failed my drug test. I was completely surprise because I don't do any kind of drugs. I tested positive with tylenol with codeine. I remembered my gfs mom gave it to me because she had no tylenol or advil. I have rheumatoid arthritis n don't take medications bcus my liver was getting damage in the process. So when the pain is bad I take a few advils. Any way, since I never drove before n it was a pre employment does that failed drug test go on my dac, can I still go otr or with a major company. Is my career over before it even started .

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frank in Manchester, Tennessee

58 months ago

so has anyone found any companies that will hire with a positive drug test?? i live in Middle tennessee and am not having any luck. i was working for shaffer and indulged on my hometime and got tested when i went back. I've been through the SAP program already. If i could go back to that weekend i sure would do something different, what a headache. anyway, any tips would be great ,
thanks

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politiciansall suck

58 months ago

It's not DAC. DAC is just the messenger.. Each company, basdd on their own insurance relationships, sets the policy for hiring drivers with bad dacs...
they differ (of course) but I find that some carriers have a 3 year min wait after a positive drug test, other carriers have a 5 , 7 or 10 year wait (respectively) for re-eligibility from their DAC related event. Just DON"T fill in the drug test release section from the release page for all your last employers.. They aren't required for beyond 3 years and you have to give them permission. If you have a combined accidents AND drug positives, you are pretty screwed. Just ask the HR lady how long do they make drivers wait till they can re apply after a positive, tell her that you have knee problems(or whatever your past medical records could possibly attribute too) and you used your old prescription that was you couldn't locate the bottle to when your past employer random-ed you, give her a sob story..
if that don't work, Learn ac/heating.. good luck.

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158 in Indianapolis, Indiana

57 months ago

mamma bear in chicago, Illinois said: Can't you have a hair analysis drug screen. It would show what has been in your system for the past several months. I would think that would hold up in court or with DOT.

Actually the DOT will not accept a hair follicle test as they are unreliable.

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tek_baskota@*****.*** in Syracuse, New York

57 months ago

how can i check the driver file to know that weather the pre-employment drug screen failed test in there? or not.

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tek_baskota@*****.*** in Syracuse, New York

57 months ago

where can i get trucking job ? i fail pre-employment drug screen test with wanner interprise but i did work with dot certified licensed social worker and now i am certified to do any safety essential functioning job . i am aplying to many companies for trucking job but no body is calling to me. i any body know any company that can hire me let me know. i am recent school graduate. i have CDL class A with double -triple and X endorsement.

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Bigfoot in Cranbrook, British Columbia

56 months ago

Jim in Brooklyn, New York said: I read about drug testing and found out that in cetain tests if the machines are not kept extremely clean your results could be contaminated by previous samples. If you have not smoked weed in 5 or more weeks there is no way you should have tested positive. You could be the victim of a sloppy doctors office. I would ask to take the test again!

I have been taking a drug test every week for 8 weeks and still can not pass. I did 2 7 day cleanse and one 5 day cleanse and still haven't been able to pass. So 5 weeks is not accurate.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

56 months ago

tek_baskota@yahoo.com in Syracuse, New York said: where can i get trucking job ? i fail pre-employment drug screen test with wanner interprise but i did work with dot certified licensed social worker and now i am certified to do any safety essential functioning job . i am aplying to many companies for trucking job but no body is calling to me. i any body know any company that can hire me let me know. i am recent school graduate. i have CDL class A with double -triple and X endorsement.

All I can say is keep looking.Many companies won't hire with a failed test or refusal ever.They don't believe in second chances.

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Bobo in Eatontown, New Jersey

55 months ago

Schneider test urine and hair. Urine you should be clean in three four days. Hair is about three months give or take, (depends on how fast you hair grows!) For hair they test for the 5 main 5 drugs and it's quite accurate. 2. What drugs are included in a standard Hair Drug Test?
Cocaine, marijuana, opiates (Codeine, Morphine & 6-monoacteyl morphine), methamphetamine, (Meth/amphetamine & Ecstasy), and phencyclidine (PCP). These five drug classes are mandated for testing by the Federal Government.

They use omega labratories. Here is their link www.omegalabs.net/abouthairtesting/hairtestingfaq/hairtestingfaq.aspx

There is a much bigger crack down on painkillers. They test for morphine codine and it's metabolite which is 6-monoacteyl morphine( how codine breaks up in yor body)

This lab that they use is also the first one to be approved by FDA to test for Extended opiates which included hyroCodone and oxycodone.

Just beware out there. It's cheaper now to do hair drug tests that can go back a few months so make sure you are clean before you apply. It's that simple. Better wait now then have it on your record.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Must really suk to have to worry and wonder about drug tests.Wonder if you're going to pass it,what kind of test they perform,ect.Sure glad I don't have to worry about it.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Also a failed drug test goes on your dac Alot of companies won't even think twice,they don't hire failed drug test applicants EVER.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Clyde McPhatter in Springfield, Virginia said: Solari001 from Apopka, FL

You're absolutely right. We have too many sh!tbird truck drivers on the road, for only one reason...money.

All you "perfesshanull truk" drivers, who don't know the difference between the common words of you're and your, reveal your ignorance all over this board.

You think you're professional because you have a CDL. BS Professional, in the realm of doctors, engineers, or other professions, means they have continual annual educational requirements, take oaths of doing no harm in their practices, they are governed by boards and societies (governed, not just advised). Truckers don't do any of that. Nothing equates to a professional society. Yours is a J.O.B.

And quit bitchin' about the false positives, about the wah wah wahhing that you lost your job. Ya'll paid too much as it is, where a trained ape can do your job.

I don't do drugs and do not fell sorry for the ones that do fail a drug test.But let me ask you something Claud,do you drive trk?Have you ever drove a semi?If not,you get out there and see if you can do it then come back and tell us we are over paid and a trained ape can do our job.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Is there an edit button?Sometimes I type too fast and don't re read it before I post it.

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Momma in Saint Petersburg, Florida

55 months ago

That was a real mean thing to say Clyde, comparing truckers to trained apes...I am not a trucker, but I have to jump in in that comment!! They are a valuable and important part of our economy! See how long we would survive without them!! This country would shut down without truckers! How dare you make dun of their profession!! AND NO!!!! a trained ape could not do that job!! Shame on you!!!

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Momma in Saint Petersburg, Florida said: That was a real mean thing to say Clyde, comparing truckers to trained apes...I am not a trucker, but I have to jump in in that comment!! They are a valuable and important part of our economy! See how long we would survive without them!! This country would shut down without truckers! How dare you make dun of their profession!! AND NO!!!! a trained ape could not do that job!! Shame on you!!!
Thank you momma.I feel strange calling you momma but that is your screenmane.Claud probably can't find a job except for picking up cans for a living.There are many Clauds that hate trk drivers.You learn to ignore the shallow minded ppl.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Steve said: I just graduated in aug and got my cdl. I have no driving exprience and applied for schnieder recent. They said they could no longer proceed with my application because I failed my drug test. I was completely surprise because I don't do any kind of drugs. I tested positive with tylenol with codeine. I remembered my gfs mom gave it to me because she had no tylenol or advil. I have rheumatoid arthritis n don't take medications bcus my liver was getting damage in the process. So when the pain is bad I take a few advils. Any way, since I never drove before n it was a pre employment does that failed drug test go on my dac, can I still go otr or with a major company. Is my career over before it even started .
That's too bad.Schneider is a mega carrier and they report EVERYTHING ON DACS.I would suggest keep on looking maybe small companies that don't use dacs and trains.For a huge company all I can suggest is telling the recruiter right away before she pulls up your dac then she may take that into consideration.Don't take anymore medicide with codine in it and whatever medicine you do take,tell the tester.I'll be starting a company soon and I won't even use mouthwash a day before the test because listerine does have alcohol in it.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Clyde McPhatter in Springfield, Virginia said: Your story stinks. It's a lie, and you know it. You did drugs on your "off time" and you think it's your business, and you got caught. Face the music "sistah".
Good ole Claud that thinks he knows so much.Did u not read the entire story IDIOT,she passed the hair follicle test.Ever hear of test not being 100% accurate?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Go back to your job picking up cans.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Clyde McPhatter in Springfield, Virginia said: You mean, "have I ever driven a truck"? Wow, you sure can butcher the English language, are you a schoolteacher too?

As for driving a truck, yes, I have, and it isn't rocket science, so you shouldn't get a rocket scientist's pay.

Quit lieing Claud,you never drove trk a day in your life.If you have then you would know trk drivers don't get paid much.A person on min wage gets paid more then company drivers do.Let me guess,I bet you're just angry because no company will hire you and can't say that I blame them.

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Momma in West Palm Beach, Florida

55 months ago

Clyde McPhatter in Springfield, Virginia said: Those "people" aren't driving 40+ tons of steel down the road, and won't kill people as they sit in their offices. Get a grip! You eff'ed up and you pay the price.

And a pilot can't kill people flying high??? Huh!?!!

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Momma in West Palm Beach, Florida

55 months ago

Clyde McPhatter in Springfield, Virginia said: Your story stinks. It's a lie, and you know it. You did drugs on your "off time" and you think it's your business, and you got caught. Face the music "sistah".

You have real issues , you are a very hostile person and should refrain from your insults that you have Bren throwing around on this forum!! You are mist likely a racist also!! Dint think I didn't catch that remark " sistah" just because the poster is named Keisha!! She's not your sister and it was vet disrespectful of you!! Please mark this person Clydesdale comments as abusive! No one wants to hear it!! Have a nice day!!

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

Momma in West Palm Beach, Florida said: You have real issues , you are a very hostile person and should refrain from your insults that you have Bren throwing around on this forum!! You are mist likely a racist also!! Dint think I didn't catch that remark " sistah" just because the poster is named Keisha!! She's not your sister and it was vet disrespectful of you!! Please mark this person Clydesdale comments as abusive! No one wants to hear it!! Have a nice day!!
I agree,this guy is being very abusive.If he has so much anamosity towards truck drivers then why don't he just stay away from this part of the forum?I've been driving since 2003 and if I can help somebody ,i'm going to do just that and not be disrespectful about it.I do know some about the industry ,the laws and policies companies have.

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don in Poway, California

55 months ago

i live in ca. im about to hire on with a otr trucking company in the midwest henderson trucking has anyone heard of that co. im just gun shy on the words of recruiters

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don in Poway, California

55 months ago

ptshane1@msn.com in Medina, Texas said: I dont take any illegal drugs but I do take Ambien and Xanax as prescribed by my doctor for the last 3 years. Does ANYONE know if these prescribed medications will cause me to fail a drug test with a trucking company or the DOT. I am considering attending a school and obtaining my CDL in the next three months.

Thank you

hey pt have you heard if prescription xanax will be against you on a dot test i too take a low dose of that prescription and am wondering too

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

55 months ago

First thing you should do before attending a school is call some starter companies and see what they say.It all depends what those meds are for.Secondly you'll have a questioneer to fill out before taking a drug test make sure to put those meds down and also tell the tester your on medication and make sure you have those 2 med with you the day of the testing show.The nurse will need to see them.I would ask your doctor if u can drive a semi while under those meds.

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savga54 in Thomson, Georgia

55 months ago

Get a written statement from your Doctor saying what medications you are on and why. always carry this statement with you. Make sure the company you work for has a copy. Also call any DOT approved testing office to see if these meds will keep you from having a driving job, not the company. Don't do ANY drugs not prescribed to you. Good luck.

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Momma in Windermere, Florida

55 months ago

As long as u have a prescription for any medication, you will pass the DOT test....they are looking for drugs that you may be taking illegally.

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lackey1969 in King George, Virginia

54 months ago

Steven in Brooklyn, New York said: I recently was hired by a company. I had to travel half way across the country to do thier orientation. To keep it short I came up possitive for marajuana. I have been a driver for 5 years pulling tanker and mostly hazardous material. I have been drug screened on average twice a year. Prior to truck driving I have been tested on average once a year all my adult life. I have never failed a drug in my life until then. Honestly I don't know how the result came back positive. I can't say I have never done marjuana, however, I had not done any since I started driving back in 2001. The company said they could offer me a rehab program and I was offended. I now have a failed screen showing up on my DAC report and am being black balled from every good job I try to get. I have no clue what I can do to fix this, and it is extremely frustrating that I can not get a good job. I am stuck working for small companies who don't check DAC. Does anyone know how I can fix this?

lackey1969

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

54 months ago

lackey1969 in King George, Virginia said: lackey1969
Oh boy that's a tough one.So since you have'nt smoked weed since 2001,you don't have a jealous wife or gf that could have slipped pot in your food do you?Or have you been around anybody that was smoking it.You know enev the fumes can get you high.What's wrong with small companies.most ppl prefer them over the meg carriers.But with small companies comes bad equipment and bad safety.Been there with my last company.I wish I had an answer for you how to get it removed.Could you maybe ask if you can do a retest.It'll cost some money but hey it' better then having a failed test on your dac.

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Cryin' Ryan in Issaquah, Washington

54 months ago

ptshane1@msn.com in Medina, Texas said: I dont take any illegal drugs but I do take Ambien and Xanax as prescribed by my doctor for the last 3 years. Does ANYONE know if these prescribed medications will cause me to fail a drug test with a trucking company or the DOT. I am considering attending a school and obtaining my CDL in the next three months.

First i just want to say you should not be driving when taking any drug that causes impairment. If you do you're selfish individual.

You can use prescription drugs legitimately, even narcotics like Ambien, Xananx, Vicodin, Adderall etc.

If you do a urine test and someone asks you why ______ showed up in your system; you have to show them your CURRENT prescription for said drug.

For example; let's say you get a tooth pulled and the dentist prescribes you 5 Vicodin. You use one pill but decide you don't really hurt anymore so you store the 4 remaining pills in your medicine cabinet. A year later your back starts to really ache so you decide to use one of your Vicodin from when you got your tooth pulled. The next day you are given a random drug test and you test positive for the Vicodin you took. Because the prescription has expired you have just failed your drug test. You MIGHT lose your job but it WILL go on your permanent driving record and your CDL will be suspended FOREVER, until you contact a SAP (Substance Abuse Professional) and work out a program with them.

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Cryin' Ryan in Issaquah, Washington

54 months ago

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The sooner you face it, the sooner it will be over with. Just FYI the DOT does not test to "0". This is to rule out "second hand" marijuana smoke or that one poppyseed muffin you had the day of your test, SO if you test positive then there is a reason for that. So playing dumb or trying to lie about it will only make it worse. If anyone is in Washington state and needs a SAP call David Perlman. He costs $400 but he's a good guy to have on your side.

So for those who failed a DOT drug test you have to go to a SAP to get your CDL back. They cost $400+ then you will have to pay for whatever program/class they reccomend which can cost $2,000+.

For those perfect people ripping on the others who have failed their drug tests... ...way to kick'em while they're down.
For those of you who have failed your test and lost your CDL... ...don't give up, If you really want your CDL back suck it up and remember your lesson.
You'll find a job. It probably won't be your first choice and you'll have to fight harder for it but don't give up. :)

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Dawn in Baltimore, Maryland

54 months ago

lackey1969 in King George, Virginia said: lackey1969

You will have to complete a DOT required SAP program. I work with a nationwide network of DOT qualifed SAP's and would be glad to assist you with this process.

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GamJammer in Dearborn, Michigan

53 months ago

Tyrone Smith in Augusta, Georgia said: Hey Steve, I have a class a cdl and I recently failed a preemployment drug test for weed. I was hoping you could give me some of the names of those companies that don't check your dac report. I need a job!!!!!

Sorry Steve your argument doesn't hold water. These tests are for the most point full proof. If your sample is hot, you can protest and ask for a split sample do be used for another full test with an unaffiliated, unnamed lab. If the lab you tested positive made a mistake they are shut down and put under immediate investigation. I've been administering drug tests for 20 years and I have never seen a split sample discrepancy. You'll have to see a SAP and get your name cleared. If you were a good driver with good MVR and DOT report, someone will give you a job. Just quit smoking pot.

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GamJammer in Dearborn, Michigan

53 months ago

ptshane1@msn.com in Medina, Texas said: I dont take any illegal drugs but I do take Ambien and Xanax as prescribed by my doctor for the last 3 years. Does ANYONE know if these prescribed medications will cause me to fail a drug test with a trucking company or the DOT. I am considering attending a school and obtaining my CDL in the next three months.

Thank you

Benzodiazepine are checked on a standard 7 panel screen. Yes Benzo's are D.O.T. disqualification and would show positive even with a prescription.

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GamJammer in Dearborn, Michigan

53 months ago

Steve said: I just graduated in aug and got my cdl. I have no driving exprience and applied for schnieder recent. They said they could no longer proceed with my application because I failed my drug test. I was completely surprise because I don't do any kind of drugs. I tested positive with tylenol with codeine. I remembered my gfs mom gave it to me because she had no tylenol or advil. I have rheumatoid arthritis n don't take medications bcus my liver was getting damage in the process. So when the pain is bad I take a few advils. Any way, since I never drove before n it was a pre employment does that failed drug test go on my dac, can I still go otr or with a major company. Is my career over before it even started .

Nope, you're screwed and a couple of Tylenol 3's will not make you fail a test unless taken them for some extended time before the test. You people kill me, a drug must metabolize in your system before you piss dirty. You must ingest enough drug for the metabolization process to start. A couple T3's are not going to make you hot for opiates.

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Dawn in Baltimore, Maryland

53 months ago

Actually, DOT tests are only 5 panel, therefore, Benzodiazepine will not show. However, taking medications of that classification would be cause for disqualification.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

52 months ago

rick in Bakersfield, California said: i worked for a local company here for quite sometime...in early 2010 i failed a random...a few days later i quit before the results came back....i changed my phone number so nobody could call me and i got a job out of trucking.....i know i was dirty.....but i was never informed....now i am thinking of returninbg to drivivin05/04/2012.........what u all think?
I hope you're not still doing drugs or whatever made you fail the test.Its been 2 yrs since you drove so you may have to get recertified and go back out with a trainer.Also I hope that local company does'nt use DAC because that failed test will be on it and noone will hire you.

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patriciajnsn in Sioux City, Iowa

52 months ago

Bigfoot in Cranbrook, British Columbia said: I have been taking a drug test every week for 8 weeks and still can not pass. I did 2 7 day cleanse and one 5 day cleanse and still haven't been able to pass. So 5 weeks is not accurate.
So what drug did you test positive for.Pot I think stays in your system for 3 months.

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Momma

51 months ago

soopertruker in Martinsburg, West Virginia said: Support your local porchmonky trucker.....a mind is a terrible thing to waste.

That is sooooo true!! A mind is a terrible thing to waste. !! Learn to spell!!

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Emkhey in Philippines

51 months ago

If you truly know to yourself that the result of your test might be wrong, you must complained to the one responsible to it, and ask them that you are willing to take the test again, just to prove them wrong.

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lungbuster

50 months ago

nitecamper in Kentucky said: Well here goes. ALL you people who slander and judge people because they may have used marijuana on their off time are no better than those you judge!WHY? 1...The driver that uses a little weed to relax on his offtime is much safer the next day than the man who consumes large quantities of alcohol. Argue the point if you want,it won't change that its a fact.2...The stress relief found from smoking a little weed just might be a little better than popping the legal pills a lot of you guys live on. And I know theres a lot of you guys rollin down the road taking your pain pills,nerve pills, and a lot of other things you have managed to keep secret from your employers. That list ranges far, diabetes and a lot of other things are being concealed just so you can drive your trucks. And another thing if I was to smoke a joint on my off time,I'm gonna be twice as careful and cautious because I have more to lose in the end. So you guys that might take an extra nerve pill,or extra pain pill while driving ,or have bad hypertension,or have hidden from your company the extent of your diabetes,or drink alot of alcohol the night before you go driving should think twice esp.if you're knocking someone for using weed......Failure of a drug screen stays on DAC for 3 yrs. if it is put in the drug and alcohol part of the report. If put in the employment history section it WILL show for 7 yrs......trust me I know.

amen on that i know of a trucking company that would promote the use of meth and i know theres a lot of drivers that are using the stuff all the time yet they are still driving when us poor pot smokers still pay the price legalize the pot out law the rest

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Did NOT TAKE ILLIEGAL DRUGS in Uniontown, Pennsylvania

49 months ago

I attended orientation for (cant disclose). I submitted a pre employment screening(that I had questions about the collection).I did not get a call until thursday at 1 pm of a possitive result .I objected the results.They sent me home on a train and did not get home untill friday night. I emailed P&S and also faxed LAB and (cant disclose) of my concerns about test and medicines that may have provided a false report.I was emailed today by the company monday morning stating that 72 hr have passed .My rights have been violated and this seems to be a deliberate attempt to cover up what was done wrong. I was flown down to Birmingham cheaper than it was to sent me home on the train. I have not takin any illigal substance. I depend on my CDL career to provide for my family.I hope there is some direction you can point me in. I would like an investigation if at all possibile and or a voided test due to the mishaps the parties made. I am willing to submit a drug test at my cost just to make my name clean.Thankyou

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Dawn in Baltimore, Maryland

49 months ago

Dear Did NOT TAKE ILLIEGAL DRUGS,

Unfortunately, your dispute goes beyond the testing facility and the employer. The regulations that dictate handling situations like yours are 49 CFR Part 40. The Department of Transportation office of Drug and Alcohol Policy development has a group of policy advisors that can review your situation. They can be reached at bohdan.Baczara@dot.gov.

Should you find that you have no recourse other than completing the DOT SAP program, you can contact SRS at info@sapreferralservices.com for assistance.

Good luck to you!

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Better than any Doctors DRUG in Birmingham, Alabama

49 months ago

x-pot smoker in Colorado Springs, Colorado said: Thank-you i have been clean for 40 days did the pre-employment drug screen and failed i dont plan on smoking pot ever again. so im waiting another 30 days and i will test myself at centera (the test at home kits are BS cause it said negative. i guess im going to hook up with werner to get my 1-2 yr expirence

not warner anywhere but warner if u fail there u skrewed forsure case they send it out to everybody flat creek in kinston al give convicts a second chance so i no they should give smokers a 2 chance

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