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Substance Abuse Professional Guidelines

The Substance Abuse Professional
Section I: Introduction
The Department of Transportation (DOT) regulation -- 49 CFR Part 40 -- defines the Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) as a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare. In order to be a SAP, you need to have certain credentials, possess specific knowledge, receive training, and achieve a passing score on an examination. There is also a continuing education requirement.

DOT Fines Lowestfare.com for Violations of Code-Share Disclosure Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined the online ticket agent Lowestfare.com, LLC $50,000 for failing to adequately disclose to consumers when flights were being operated under a code-sharing arrangement.  Today’s action is part of the Department’s effort to ensure that all sellers of air transportation are complying with DOT’s code-share disclosure rules.

DOT Fines Ticket Agents for Violations of Code-Share Disclosure and Price Advertising Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today fined three online ticket agents for failing to adequately disclose to consumers when flights were being operated under a code-sharing arrangement. Two of the companies also were cited for violating the Department’s rules prohibiting deceptive price advertising in air travel.

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