Profile For Baldeagle379

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  • Location:
    OH

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    Experienced Driver

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    1 year, 1 month ago

Baldeagle379's Bio

6 yrs of driving under my belt. Considering getting back in the game after a 6 yr break

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Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Getting a cdl after a failed drug test

Ok let me try to clear this up...a friend of mine, who is a previous cdl holder that hasn't had his cdl since 2012, recently failed a random drug test. His job is not regulated by DOT in any way shape or form but is required to do a SAP/return to duty program in order to go back to his current job. He can't afford the program right now so he wanted to know if failing the drug test would prevent him from getting his cdl back and getting hired to drive anywhere. My opinion is that he has no option of driving for anyone right now but I wanted to get other thoughts and opinions about it.

I have no idea why he didn't ask the question himself. I apologize if I bothered anyone or wasted anyone's time but I do thank you all for your responses and comments!

Stay safe out there!

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Getting a cdl after a failed drug test

I didn't think getting his cdl would be a viable option but wanted to get other opinions other than my own.

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Getting a cdl after a failed drug test

I was asking because he was thinking about going to get his cdl and try for a trucking job. I told him I would find out what I could for him before he wasted his time and money on getting his cdl. Just trying to save him from the aggravation of doing all of that and then finding out it was all for nothing if no one will hire him.

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Getting a cdl after a failed drug test

As Jrod said, a company like PAM or CR England may take him, but the length of the SAP and the requirements are company specific. One member here said he was hired with 6 mos of SAP another said it took a year of SAP.

It could also depend on criminal and DMV records.

You can hit drug test or failed drug test in the search bar to get a ton of info

Failed Drug Test Return To Duty

I have searched the site for information about failed drug test but I haven't found anything related a person that isn't a driver or in any way regulated by DOT when the drug test was failed. I know failing a drug test is a huge issue in the trucking industry but I know that there are several drivers out there that have failed a drug test at a previous job before they decided to become a driver. Basically what I'm understanding is that if you have a regular job and fail a drug test, you can apply at another job, and as long as you pass the pre employment drug screen for the new job you are good to go....as long as the new job isn't a cdl job. Am I correct?

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Getting a cdl after a failed drug test

Thanks for the response. Any idea of how long after the program is completed he will have to wait before he is eligible and what the chances are of him finding a company that will hire him?

Posted:  1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Getting a cdl after a failed drug test

A friend of mine recently failed a random DISA drug test. His job wasn't DOT related and he doesn't have his cdl. He wasn't fired but is required to do a SAP program. He has to pay out of pocket for the program and doesn't have the money to do so. Is he able to obtain his cdl and go back into trucking since it wasn't DOT related?

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