SurScan provides post accident testing to individuals, employees, and employers which is both required and desired.
Desired Post Accident Testing:
To protect yourself or a family member against false claims in an accident, it might be prudent to have a drug test performed on the parties involved. This can mitigate any false claims that could potentially arise in the court of law. This testing should take place as soon as possible after accident but within 48 hours to provide credible, defensible results.
DOT Required Post Accident Testing:
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires the employer to conduct a FMCSA/DOT post-accident drug and alcohol test as soon as practicable following an accident involving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on a public road in commerce, each of its drivers under these circumstances.When an accident involving a CMV results in a fatality regardless of whether the driver received a moving traffic violation