Federally Mandated – The United States Department of Transportation
SAFETY is the number one priority at the US Department of Transportation. On roads, rails, water, or in the air, over land and underground, transportation safety-sensitive workers must be 100% drug and alcohol-free.
- FAA – Federal Aviation Association
- FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
- FRA – Federal Railroad Association
- FTA – Federal Transit Association
- USCG – United States Coast Guard
- HSS – Health and Human Services
Are you in Compliance with the Department of Transportation’s Office of Drug and Alcohol Policies?
The DOT has regulated industry drug and alcohol prevention programs across 5 DOT Agencies and the US Coast Guard. Through regulations, guidance, policies, safety inspections and audits, it is insured that over 800,000 employers, nearly 7 million safety-sensitive employees, and over 6,000 laboratory personnel, medical officers, substance abuse professionals, specimen collectors, and alcohol test technicians carry-out important drug and alcohol safety regulations.
FMCSA Compliance Education – “Are YOU Mandated?”
- Must have a pre-employment Drug Test
- Must have a random program established – testing 50% drug/10% alcohol annually. If owner-operator, you must belong to a random consortium/pool
- Must have an MVR processed annually
- Must keep your medical card (physical) updated bi-annually
FMCSA – Do you process an annual review of each employee’s driving records?
Before You Hire, Inc. provides guidance to businesses and individuals who operate commercial vehicles (large trucks or passenger-carrying vehicles) in interstates commerce to help them determine whether they must comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Before You Hire, Inc. only employs DOT certified technicians and uses a SAMHSA laboratory/MRO.
For an overview of DOT drug testing regulations –