While it is a safe bet that drivers covered by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations will need a post-accident drug test, that is not the case in every situation.
Receiving a negative CDL drug test result before permitting a driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle is only the first step employers must fulfill in meeting ongoing DOT drug testing requirements.
DOT drug testing requirements extend to a variety of events during the course of a driver’s employment.
As mandated by its drug and alcohol regulation, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will, effective January I, 2019, increase the minimum rate of random drug testing from 25 percent to 50 percent of covered employees for employers subject to FTA's drug and alcohol regulation.
Completing a DOT background check & drug test is a requirement for all carriers and owner-operators that operate under Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations.
Meeting DOT FMCSA regulations for drug and alcohol testing is a task made easier for owner-operators through owner-operators consortiums, such as that maintained by WDTC.
Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium fills a critical need for trucking companies, bus companies, owner-operators and other entities subject to federal regulations in its role as a US DOT drug testing consortium.
Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium (WDTC) offers driver supervisor training courses that fulfill regulations covering reasonable suspicion that a driver is using or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
DOT physicals are a requirement for holding a valid commercial driver’s license, and companies regulated by the Department of Transportation rely on third party administrators such as Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium for meeting DOT needs.
Wisconsin Drug Testing Consortium (WDTC), an accredited Certified Third Party Administrator (C-TPA), assists companies with DOT mock audit training as part of the preparation process.