Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

Enroll CDL drivers in a mandatory drug and alcohol consortium.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations stipulate that commercial license (CDL) drivers must be enrolled in a drug and alcohol consortium. Randomly selected individuals from the consortium are required to undergo mandatory testing each quarter.

What is Random Drug & Alcohol Testing?

Random Drug & Alcohol Testing is a mandatory DOT requirement for CDL drivers operating trucks weighing over 26,000 lbs. Its purpose is to ensure that drivers are not using drugs or alcohol while on duty.

What is a Consortium?

Random Testing involves selecting drivers from a specific group known as a Consortium or random pool. The Consortium comprises all drivers included in the program.

Differentiating Pre-Employment and Random Drug Testing

Pre-employment: An employer must receive a negative drug test result BEFORE allowing a CDL driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).

Random: CDL drivers must undergo random testing throughout the year. Employers who are self-employed drivers not leased to a motor carrier must implement a random testing program involving two or more covered employees from the random testing selection pool as members of a consortium.

Smaller companies that don't meet the criteria to establish their own consortium are typically required to join a larger consortium.

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