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Drug and Alcohol Consortium– This consortium offers a group rate for a qualified Medical Review Officer (MRO) to perform drug and alcohol testing for DMV 19A State Education physicals, as well as required drug and alcohol pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion and post accident drug testing. Additionally, Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion training is available for consortium members.

Abstract Provision– ESBOCES Transportation staff retrieve and provide school districts and contractors with DMV driver abstracts at a group rate. Point Insurance Reduction – Candidates successfully completing the Basic SED course who wish to take advantage of the point and/ or premium reduction may request ES, the BOCES staff submits the required documentation to DMV.

Full Driver, Monitor and Attendant Audits–The ESBOCES Transportation staff conducts an audit of a driver's 19A and State Education files. The staff identifies non-compliance issues, provides an evaluation report, and recommends corrective action.

Child Safety Zones– At the district’s request, a student’s walking route is investigated for safety. Traffic counts are conducted and a point system is utilized to determine if the child is eligible to ride a bus. Results are provided to the school district.

Shared Transportation Management– A Civil Service qualified Eastern Suffolk BOCES per-diem is provided to manage a district’s transportation operation during a transitional period. Services include personnel supervision, coordination of out-of-district needs, route creation and modification, safety and equipment management, and as a district liaison between the district and the community. The ESBOCES Transportation staff provides operational support.

Transportation Studies– At the district’s request, ESBOCES performs any of several transportation-related studies, which include, but are not limited to, impact studies (what if scenarios), eligibility (walker/ rider evaluations), efficiency, redistricting, RFP development, and regional transportation.