Failed DOT Drug Test. Completed SAP Proram.

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Allan B.'s Comment
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My name is Allan, and i failed a DOT drug test in late February of 2016. I've completed a SAP program, but been unable to find a trucking job. I made a poor decision after my mom passed away in dealing with the loss and had smoke marijuana. Subsequently, I failed a random drug screen. I had 7 and 1/2 years with the company. Unfortunately I was told that they do not rehire after failing a test. I have a clean record, no preventables, and had over 800k safe driving miles at the time i was terminated. I know it's difficult to find a job. Most are telling me a year or more before they would hire. I was hoping someone out there might know of a company that would be willing to take a chance on me. I currently live in southeast, Kentucky. If anyone has any info they could pass on to me, I would greatly appreciate it. I know i can be an asset to a company if they could just look past a poor decision and look at my past experience to judge me.


Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.


Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Use theblinks here to apply everywhere at an once. And good luck. Sorry about your mom.

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The Breeze's Comment
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I would also try Craigslist and see if you can find a job with a small company who's willing too look beyond that. The important part is that you took action to correct your mistake and you also have a good driving record so I don't think all is lost.

Also, if you still have friends or connections in the industry I would ask around, they may know of a place where you could get your foot in the door.

Good Luck,


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