DOT/SAP

COVID-19 UPDATE from Scott J. Watson, founder.

Posted by on April 6, 2020 at 11:01 am

Are you seeing any clients? HEARTLAND INTERVENTION, LLC is not currently seeing any clients face to face.  This continues during the Stay Home, Stay Safe restrictions.  We are however seeing clients remotely for assessments, consultations and therapy related to anxiety, stress, depression, fear and of course, substance use/recovery.   What About DOT and Assessment Clients? […]

FMCSA Clearinghouse Is Here

Posted by on January 6, 2020 at 12:06 am

 The FMCSA Clearinghouse, mandated by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) highway bill of 2012, is now live. Heartland Intervention is registered and ready for this important change. Registration for FMCSA Clearinghouse is required for employers, consortium/third-party administrators, Medical Review Officers and Substance Abuse Professionals (SAPs) Clearinghouse Impact The Clearinghouse is expected […]

FMCSA Increases Testing Rates

Posted by on December 30, 2019 at 7:05 pm
Scott Watson is a Qualified DOT/SAP.

Testing Rate Increases in 2020 The FMCSA announced recently that they have increased the drug testing rates for employees in safety-sensitive duty. Truck drivers and others covered by the rule will likely be subject to an increased number of random drug screens in 2020. The alcohol rate remains at 10%. According to a document published […]

Was it a Violation?

Posted by on December 31, 2018 at 10:57 pm

As one of the leading providers of DOT/SAP evaluations in Central Indiana, Heartland Intervention, LLC regularly sees clients as part of the CFR Part 40 Return to Duty process.  It’s also not uncommon for a client to seek such an evaluation, when they don’t really need or qualify under the federal rule. So when is […]

Drivers Face DOT Changes

Posted by on February 12, 2018 at 9:35 am

The FMCSA has proposed changes that will require states to “downgrade” the CDL of those who fail a DOT urine drug screen or breath alcohol test. Scott J. Watson, a DOT-qualified Substance Abuse Professional explains the proposed regulation.