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FMCSA Truck Driver Drug & Alcohol Testing

Keeping our Roads Safe with FMCSA Truck Driver DOT Mandated Drug and Alcohol Testing

FMCSA – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration-DOT Mandated Compliance

Safety for the commercial driver and the public is the primary objective of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration(FMCSA). The Federal Motor Carrier Administration mandates companies with the following criteria, provide a drug and alcohol testing program:

A truck driver that holds a Commercial Driver’s License and:

  1. Drives a vehicle of over 26,001 GVWR or
  2. Drives a tow truck with combined GVWR rating of 26,001 lbs. or more,
    Inclusive of a towed unit with a GVWR or more than 10,000 lbs. or
  3. Drives a DOT placarded vehicles under hazardous material regulations or
  4. Drives a vehicle designed to transport 16 passengers or more.

Every employer has the responsibility to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all of its employees.

Employers are responsible to comply with the 49CFR Part 40 and 49 CFR Part 382 of the DOT Regulations for company mandated FMCSA Truck Driver drug and alcohol testing program.


"We are based out of Yuba City, CA and our company has 23 employees. We use Drug Free USA for all of our pre-employment and random drug testing. We have used Drug Free for the past 5 years and have had a great experience with them. The staff at Drug Free USA are a great group to work with and have been extremely helpful from day one. They will go out of there way to make your life easier. Thanks Drug Free USA."

Khan, Owner - Western AG Inc

DrugfreeUSA Provides Convenient Programs and Fees

DrugFreeUSA will assist your company by providing a convenient and fee friendly pull-program that will ensure your compliance with the regulations with FMCSA. We have programs for small, medium and large companies as well as Owner Operators.

The FMCSA truck driver program requires the following types of testing:

  • Pre-employment Testing
  • Random Testing
  • Post-Accident Testing
  • Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • Return-To- Duty Testing
  • Follow-up Testing

Each Test screens for the following drugs:

  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Cocaine
  • Amphetamines (Including MDMA & Ecstasy)
  • PCP

All DOT/FMCSA Drug tests are screened at a SAMHSA approved laboratory.

The FMCSA program requires the following types of Breath Alcohol Testing or DOT compliant Saliva Testing:

  • Pre-employment Testing
  • Random Testing
  • Post-Accident Testing
  • Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • Return-To-Duty Testing
  • Follow-up Testing

*See fee schedule for drug and alcohol testing prices.

DrugfreeUSA - Service You Can Depend On

  • 17 + years of experience in the DOT Mandated Compliance Industry.
  • Convenient prices and NO PER-DRIVER FEE.
  • Great personalized customer service.
  • Highly trained staff with DOT-NRCME Doctor on staff.
  • Members of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA).

Join DrugFreeUSA today, and become a member of our CONSORTIUM FAMILY!

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We Fully Comply With:DOT Compliant Drug and Alcohol Testing Agencies - FMCSA, FAA, FTA, PHMSA, USCG, Quest Diagnostics, SAMHSA