Drug Testing in Transportation Industry
Drunk driving has gained much attention in recent years as groups such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and others have fought to impose severe penalties on those convicted of driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Designated drivers and other programs have gained attention as the public becomes increasingly intolerant of drinking and driving, and drunk driving is no longer socially acceptable in most circles.
While driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is dangerous, flying, or maintaining aircraft while under the influence may have more devastating consequences. This is because drunk driving can lead to accidents which vary in the degree of damage from minor to fatal, but accidents involving airplanes are much less ..