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Scott F.'s Comment
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Does anyone know if west side transport does a hair folical test?

Tractor Man's Comment
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Susan D. 's Comment
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No they don't. Urine testing only.

Scott F.'s Comment
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Thanks sue! Is it hard to make more than your guaranteed pay that they have set up???

Susan D. 's Comment
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As a brand new inexperienced solo driver fresh out of school, I'd say it is. It was for me anyway, until I got faster at backing, drop n hooks, and knowing exactly which macros to send in without double checking my handbook.

As I became more efficient it became easier for me to exceed it.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Mr M's Comment
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Drugs and trucking don't mix.

Does anyone know if west side transport does a hair folical test?

Susan D. 's Comment
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Mr. M. They certainly don't and I'm sure the OP realizes that. However people aren't perfect and some have partaken in lifestyle choices that would be detrimental to a career in trucking, months before they ever contemplated attending school.

That said, a hair follicle test can go back for quite a long time and it's uncertain as to how far back is reasonably safe to persue a job as a driver. Some say over 6 months. As a retited health care professional, I would guess longer. A failed test would ruin a career before it ever begins.

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