E-Newsletter Archive

March 2012 Archives

BAT Training and STT Training - What's the Difference?
03-02-2012

 

The curriculum for training BATs and STTs is almost identical. Both curriculums include a knowledge component that covers the DOT alcohol test protocol (units one through seven of the model BAT curriculum), and both have a hands-on component that requires the student to demonstrate proficiency using the device on which they are training.
Cut-off Levels for Zero Tolerance Alcohol Testing
03-01-2012

 

When implementing zero-tolerance alcohol testing policy a common tendency is to classify any alcohol test result greater than 0.000 as a positive test.