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FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Consortium

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Consortium
DOT Mandated Compliance

Safety for the commercial driver and the public is the primary objective of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The FMCSA mandates companies with the following criteria, provide a drug and alcohol testing program. The DrugfreeUSA FMCSA Consortium meets all of the requirements to ensure compliance.

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

  • Drives a vehicle of over 26,001 lbs GVWR, or
  • 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
  • Drives a DOT placarded vehicles under hazardous material regulations, or
  • 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.

Convenient, Compliant FMCSA Programs

The FMCSA driver program requires the following testing reasons:

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

Each test screens for the following drug classes:

  • Amphetamines
    (including MDMA & Ecstasy)
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Phencyclidine (PCP)

NOTE: DOT regulated drug tests are screened exclusively at SAMHSA approved laboratories. Currently only urine based tests meet regulatory standards.

FMCSA also requires testing for Alcohol usuage

  • Breath Alcohol Test (BAT)
  • Salivia Achohol Testing strip

DrugfreeUSA drug testing consortium

7612 Taylor AVE
FT Smith, AR 72916

  • 800-315-8606
  • 479-649-8634
Monday 8 AM - 5 PM CT
Tuesday 8 AM - 5 PM CT
Wednesday 8 AM - 5 PM CT
Thursday 8 AM - 5 PM CT
Friday 8 AM - 5 PM CT

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