DOT extends deadline for drug and alcohol forms

July 8, 2010

The Department of Transportation has extended the mandatory use date for updated alcohol testing forms to Jan. 1, 2011.

According to a notice (.pdf file) published in the July 2 Federal Register, after DOT published a final rule authorizing use of the updated forms with a mandatory start date of Aug. 1, officials learned the industry may not use all the forms by the mandatory use date.

The rule went into effect July 2.