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Sep 13
Published in Company News

Screensoft Becomes A TDLR Approved Consortium

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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has names Screensoft as an approved consortium. Screensoft has met the drug testing requirements of the Texas Administration Code 86.710 and 85.726. 

The TDLR regulates drug and alcohol testing programs for licensed tow truck drivers. They also regulate employees of vehicle storage facilities and boot operators. The Texas legislature is a deterrence against substance abuse in these industries. 

It's an honor for TDLR to recognize us to help extend their safety program to the public.

-Hagen DeRouen, CEO

View us on the TDLR approved consortium list. 

What does this mean for a Texas towing business?

A towing business in Texas can partner with Screensoft to remain compliant. Screensoft provides full-service drug testing services for TDLR drug and alcohol compliance.  

What are towing employer's responsibilities for drug and alcohol testing?

The TDLR has drug and alcohol responsibilities that apply to towing companies. These include:

  • An employee consent form for drug and alcohol testing
  • A towing operator's prohibitions against possessing or using illegal drugs
  • Employee admittance of a drug or alcohol related criminal conviction
  • Types of testing: pre-employment, annual, return-to-duty, follow-up, and random testing
  • Drug testing for marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, phencyclidine (PCP), and opiates
  • Specimen collection procedures
  • Reviewing and reporting drug and alcohol test results
  • Distributing educational materials to employees
  • Consequences of a positive drug or alcohol test
  • A TDLR approved drug and alcohol testing policy 

Read the official TDLR towing administrative rules here.

Contact us today to get started! 

1249 Last modified on Thursday, 17 August 2017
Hagen DeRouen

Co-founder & CEO at Screensoft. 5+ years experience with employment screening program management and guidance. Certifications including FCRA basic, MRO assistant, and professional collector trainer.