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Walla Walla University

CDL DRIVER REQUIREMENTS
(Per Federal/State Regulations)
To obtain Walla Walla Univeristy CDL driving status:
Contact Risk & Safety Management for authorization for a pre-employment drug screen*
Make a Pre-employment Drug Screen appointment with St. Mary’s Medical Center – Call 522-5895
· State you are from Walla Walla College and need a pre-employment drug screen as a CDL driver
· A government issued picture ID is required in order to take the test, such as a driver’s license
Pre-Employment Drug Screen: Prior to the first time a driver performs safety-sensitive functions for Walla
Walla College, the driver shall undergo testing for controlled substance and a
negative result received prior to being an approved CDL driver. Please allow 2 –4
week.
Complete Driver’s Questionnaire and return to Risk & Safety Management Office
Driver’s Questionnaire: Each year, the Driver’s Questionnaire will need to be updated for the driver to remain on
the
Approved Driver’s List.
Read, sign & date Safety Guidelines and return to Risk & Safety Management Office
Provide a clear current copy of CDL driver’s license to the Risk & Safety Management Office. License needs to be
endorsed with a “P” for Passenger CDL qualified driver.
Driver’s name is added to the WWC Approved Driver’s List as a CDL driver and to the Random Drug List at Drug
Free Business
*Random Drug Screening:Under Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Section 382.305 all safety-sensitive
CDL holders will be subjected to a random selection urine drug testing and/or breath
alcohol testing. Each Walla Walla College CDL driver will be added to the college
random drug list. All students/employees/volunteers are in the selection pool and may be
subject to repeat testing. Any person who holds a CDL shall be deemed to have
consented to such testing as is required of him/her by any state or jurisdiction. Consent is
implied by driving a commercial motor vehicle. 49 CFR 383.72.
*According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Regulations: You must
proceed to the testing site immediately upon notification of a scheduled random drug test. Failure to
do so is considered a “positive result” and could result in the loss of your license. (See next page).
· You must provide a monthly schedule to the Plant Services Department of times you are NOT
available for random drug/alcohol testing and notify the department of any changes should they occur.
· You must also provide contacts and phone numbers where you can be reached to the Plant Services
Department.
WHAT WILL DISQUALIFY YOU AS A CDL DRIVER: According to WA State Department of Licensing, a CDL
driver is disqualified for one (1) year for a first time conviction of the following offenses while operating a commercial
vehicle:
· Refusing to take a SCHEDULED drug and/or breath alcohol test. You will be considered positive for
drugs and alcohol (SEE NEXT SECTION FOR CONSEQUENCES)
· Driving under the influence of alcohol or any drugs
· Driving with an alcohol concentration of .04 or more (WWC has a NO-TOLERANCE policy for any level of
alcohol concentration)
· Leaving the scene of an accident
· Using a commercial vehicle in the commission of a felony
CONSEQUENCES OF A POSITIVE RESULT:
· Driver will be immediately suspended from performing a safety-sensitive function for Walla Walla College and will
no longer be considered an Approved Driver
· Drug Free Business will immediately report the result to the WA Department of Motor Vehicles
· A person is disqualified (loses CDL license) from driving a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less
than one year if a report has been received by the department pursuant to RCW 46.25.120 (disqualification
section), or if the person has been convicted of a first violation, within this or any other jurisdiction
· Driver must be evaluated by a substance abuse professional (at driver’s expense)
· Driver will comply with treatment recommendations (at driver’s expense)
· Driver must undergo a return to duty drug test with a negative test result (at driver’s expense)
· Driver will also be subject to unannounced follow-up drug tests for up to 5 years depending on the evaluation of the
substance abuse professional
I have read and understand the above CDL driver requirements.
Driver Signature

Print Name

Date

Supervisor Signature

Print Name

Date

Plant Services Approval - Date: _________________ By: __________________________________
Please return to Plant Services

Last update on July 30, 2015