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A drug testing consortium simplifies meeting DOT requirements

Your drivers become part of a larger pool with Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium

Fulfilling DOT random drug testing requirements can be an annual administrative headache, particularly for owner-operators and other small employers. However, joining a drug testing consortium such as Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium (WDTC) can reduce that stress by ensuring you meet DOT requirements, sometimes without having any of your drivers actually get tested.

How is that possible? It’s because your company’s drivers are just as likely – or not – of being selected for a random test as the rest of the drivers in the larger drug testing consortium. Statistically speaking, some drivers may see a longer gap between random drug tests than others. Being chosen for a random DOT drug screen is a matter of chance.

Random drug testing requirements must be complete by the end of the calendar year. WDTC recommends completing your random testing by mid-December at the latest to ensure nothing unexpected gets in the way of this commitment. Drivers must report to the nearest collection site immediately upon receiving notification, and operational challenges are not an accepted excuse.

Advantages of using WDTC as a drug testing consortium

WDTC is an accredited, Certified Third Party Administrator (C-TPA) that specializes in drug testing consortium management. We can schedule your drivers for DOT random drug tests at any of our more than 17,000 collection sites across the USA. In addition, WDTC’s own facilities in Oshkosh, Green Bay and Appleton, Wisconsin, provide convenient access for drivers in our home region.

This ease of access from coast to coast is a highly valued benefit as companies go through their drug testing consortium renewal discussions during Q4. We can schedule the test with one quick phone call, and our process creates a digital collection event that goes right to the driver’s phone without the need for paperwork.

WDTC provides an annual drug testing consortium fee that covers all random testing costs arising throughout the year. You don’t have to wonder about extra charges pertaining to specific services such as lab work, collection site fees, and medical review officer (MRO) fees. We keep those costs on one bill to make things simple.

About Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium

Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium is an accredited, Certified Third Party Administrator (C-TPA), and specializes in consortium management; a variety of drug testing methods, including urine, hair and fingernails; post-accident testing; pre-employment drug tests; criminal background checks; supervisor training programs to keep employees compliant with DOT regulations; pre-employment DOT physicals; and paternity DNA testing. Headquartered in Green Bay, WDTC also has offices in Oshkosh and Appleton, Wisconsin. Call 888-784-8842 or visit www.widrugtesting.com for more information.