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Individual DOT courses

DOT training programs for employees, supervisors and DERs typically include several courses. Each course is designed around specific learning objectives and included in programs to meet particular learning needs.

C1SN-03: Other FMCSA Testing Situations

Instruction: Course
Authority: DOT FMCSA
Audience: Supervisor

A driver asks, "Will I be tested after an accident?" This course covers DOT FMCSA pre-employment, post-accident, and random testing.

Learning objectives

Learners who complete this course will be prepared to:

  1. Determine when DOT pre-employment testing is required and gather required information from previous employers
  2. Explain what constitutes an accident under FMCSA rules, when and whom to test following an accident, post-accident testing procedures, and drivers' responsibilities.
  3. Describe the nature of random testing and DOT random testing procedures, and initiate random testing under FMCSA rules


This course is included in the following programs.

P1SA-01: Advanced FMCSA Supervisor Training