Federal DOT drug testing guidelines include procedures for testing, frequency of testing, and substances tested for individuals subject to the commercial driver’s license (CDL) requirements.
Finding affordable drug testing is a consistent business objective for owner-operators and companies that employ drivers that fall under DOT and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations.
Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium is geared up to help owner-operators and employers comply with the new Clearinghouse guidelines established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
After several months of buildup, the transportation industry has reached the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse effective date of January 6, 2020.
Employers and owner-operators can take advantage of the current open enrollment for DOT consortium period to help them remain compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations.
Employers and owner-operators who participate in a consortium can take the guesswork out of DOT random drug testing rules by virtue of the larger group size and expertise of a certified third-party administrator (C-TPA).
DOT regulations that pertain to truck driver drug testing as a condition of employment with a new employer will not change.
DOT regulations that pertain to CDL holders and applicants are different from those mandated by the new CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
Green Bay, Wisconsin-based Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium has received official recognition from the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) as being Nationally Accredited for Administration of Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs (NAADATP).
Most employers know that CDL drivers must pass a DOT pre-employment drug test prior to performing any safety-sensitive function, but this requirement is just one of the basic requirements needed to qualify an applicant for driving with a CDL license.