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DOT Drug Testing Program for Trucking

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This affects your CDL drivers and motor carrier clients!

Inform Your Clients of this Change!

Drivers with a CDL License:

Starting on January 6, 2020, drivers with a commercial driver's license and switch employers will be required to register with the FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse as part of their employment-related background check. Voluntary registration will begin in October 2019. (Click Here) to go to the registration site.

All Employers of CDL Drivers, Motor Carriers, State and Local Government entities

Employers must register and purchase a Query plan from the FMCSA Clearinghouse by January 6, 2020. Employers can register to start in October and review details on purchasing a query by following this link (Click Here), but query programs will not be available for purchase until November 2019. Queries must be sent to the Clearinghouse for current and prospective employees' drug and alcohol violations before permitting those employees to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on public roads. In addition, Employers must obtain an annual query for each driver they employ.

Drug and Alcohol Collection Sites:

Beginning January 6, 2020, when performing a DOT drug test, the driver's CDL number must be placed in either the space normally used for a social security number or employee identification number. This does not apply to drivers of commercial vehicles who do not have a commercial driver's license. Although the FMCSA notice uses the word "required" repeatedly, FMCSA has stated that "this guidance is not legally binding in its own right." Nonconformity with this guidance will not affect rights and obligations under existing statutes and regulations.

If the collector has not followed this guidance, the MRO is required to contact the driver, the employer, or a designated representative to obtain it. If the collector does not fill in this information on the CCF for whatever reason, they still must send the specimen to the laboratory for testing.

Q: Can I switch from another DOT consortium?

A: Yes. You can switch anytime throughout the year. Make sure your drug and alcohol test results and DOT reports are accessible or request copies before you switch. For new transportation companies that switching to Trucker Exam the first-year company You only pay $35.00 for each truck driver. A saving of FROM $45.00 T0 $100.00. A bonus, FOR FREE  23 FORMS FOR NEW DRIVER HIRING


Q: Will my drivers need to retake their pre-employment drug tests?

A: Drivers are exempt from a pre-employment drug test if they have participated in a substance abuse testing program that meets the requirements of your DOT agency within the previous 30 days, and:

Were tested for controlled substances within the past six months, or

Participated in the program for the previous 12 months. 

Do I need to be in a drug testing program?

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  • Drug Testing at SAMHSA-certified laboratories, with electronic reporting of test results.
  • Urine specimen collections at our offices or on-site at the client's facility, by D.O.T. and SAMHSA standards.
  • Breath Alcohol approved for D.O.T. testing.
  • Assistance to clients in drug-free workplace substance abuse policy preparation.
  • Total management capabilities for D.O.T. drug-free workplace compliance programs.
  • D.O.T. compliance consortium for trucking companies with 1 to 3 drivers who must participate in a consortium and for small trucking companies with up to 15 drivers who prefer to participate in a consortium.
  • Random testing generation and random database maintenance using verifiable and reproducible random program.
  • Laboratory quality assurance monitoring using "blind" samples.
  • Monitoring of the turn-around time for test results from the laboratory and M.R.O. (Medical Review Officers.)
  • Educational programs for employee substance abuse awareness and to meet D.O.T. supervisory training requirements.
  • M.R.O. (Medical Review Officer) and S.A.P. (Substance Abuse Professional) services.
  • Referrals to treatment providers, wellness programs, and E.A.P.'s (Employee Assistance Programs).
  • Networking nationwide with other collectors for specimen collections and breath alcohol testing using a database of thousands of facilities.


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