Tag: FMCSA

Hair testing

Advantages of hair drug testing in transportation

August 4, 2020 By

Hair drug testing can benefit all aspects of your business, but especially transportation.

Alcohol

Alcohol use and the workplace

June 23, 2020 By

Alcohol testing can help employers make decisions to help keep their employees safe and can help determine whether an individual is impaired from alcohol.

News

FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.

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Common questions about the FMCSA Clearinghouse

October 30, 2019 By

In an effort to provide insight, information, and clarity about the upcoming database, we have compiled the most frequently asked questions.

News

The FMCSA’s new database – Clearinghouse coming soon

June 11, 2019 By

The FMCSA’s new Clearinghouse database will house commercial motor vehicle drivers’ violations of drug and alcohol programs to help keep roads safer.

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Random testing rates for 2019

December 28, 2018 By

The US Department of Transportation agencies and the Coast Guard publish their annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates for 2019.

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DOT random rates unchanged

February 6, 2018 By

The US Department of Transportation announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%.

By the Numbers

By the Numbers: Random drug testing data

September 22, 2017 By

The FMCSA random rate is only a minimum standard and employers can elect to test at a greater rate. Examine your program and consider the risks.

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Drug and alcohol clearinghouse aims to make roads safer

December 8, 2016 By

FMCSA final rule will keep drivers that violate drug and alcohol testing requirements from operating a CMV with different employers.

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Commercial driver physical exams and certified medical examiners

May 7, 2014 By

After May 21st, all MEs who perform physical examinations and issue medical certificates for CMV drivers must be certified and listed on the NRCME.