12 Feb 2016

Pilots insist random drug and alcohol testing ineffective

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 12 February 2016

Random testing for alcohol and drugs Random testing for alcohol and drugs will become compulsory in 2017 in the commercial aviation and maritime industries, but the Airline Pilots Association says there is little evidence that will make flying safer.The Association's medical officer Herwin Bongers says random testing is just part of the picture of dealing with pilots who may have a problem with drinking or drugs.