The Federal Transit Administration regulation 49 CFR part 655 states, except for a recipient operating a railroad regulated by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), or a recipient operating a ferryboat regulated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG), 49 CFR part 655 applies to each recipient and sub-recipient receiving Federal assistance under 49 U.S.C. 5307 (Urbanized area formula grants), 5309 (Fixed guideway capital investment grants), or 5311 (Formula grants for rural areas); and any contractor of a recipient or sub-recipient of Federal assistance under 49 U.S.C. 5307, 5309, 5311.
(b) A recipient operating a railroad regulated by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) shall follow 49 CFR Part 219 and §655.83 for its railroad operations and shall follow this part for its nonrailroad operations if, any.
(c) A recipient operating a ferryboat regulated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) that satisfactorily complies with the testing requirements of 46 CFR Parts 4 and 16, and 33 CFR Part 95 shall be in concurrent compliance with the testing requirements of this part. This exception shall not apply to the provisions of section 655.45, or subparts G, or H of this part.
FTA Employee Category Tested
A person who performs a revenue vehicle operation; revenue vehicle and equipment maintenance; revenue vehicle control or dispatch (optional); Commercial Drivers License non-revenue vehicle operation; or armed security duties.
means a person or organization that provides a safety-sensitive service for a recipient, sub-recipient, employer, or operator consistent with a specific understanding or arrangement. The understanding can be a written contract or an informal arrangement that reflects an ongoing relationship between the parties.
FTA Substances test for
- Opioids (expanded)
- Amphetamine and Methamphetamine
- Phencyclidine – PCP
FTA Types of required testing
- Pre-employment drug testing
- Pre-employment alcohol testing (optional)
- Random drug testing
- Post-accident drug testing
- Reasonable cause drug testing
- Follow-up drug testing
Order Drug Test
When you purchase a drug test, please be sure to provide your email address, name, street address, and phone number. The purchaser will receive an email with the testing location and testing instructions barcoded. You can print the barcode or take it into the facility on your phone for scanning. We use the street address to find the nearest location for testing or to ship the instant drug test kit to. We will contact you by phone if necessary.