If you failed or refused a urine screen, you are in violation of § 40.285 When is a SAP evaluation required?
(a) As an employee, when you have violated DOT drug and alcohol regulations, you cannot again perform any DOT safety-sensitive duties for any employer.
Most SAP Evaluations are done to help a DOT driver get back on the road after failing a randomized drug screen, a refusal, or a failed pre-employment urine screen. . There is more than one way to fail these types of screens and the most controversial way is what is called a refusal. Refusal simply means that you did not do the screening at the location and at the time that it was given. Here is an example of what could be considered a refusal: