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FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse


The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) established the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse). This new database contains information pertaining to violations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) controlled substances (drug) and alcohol testing program for holders of CDLs.

The Clearinghouse rule requires FMCSA-regulated employers, medical review officers (MROs), substance abuse professionals (SAPs), […]


State Overview

The States and Washington, DC are the backbone of Commercial Driver’s Licensing. They issue the licenses and assess the qualifications and validity of each of their drivers. Click on any of the following items to learn more.

Certifications and Record Checks
Knowledge & Skills Test
CDL Manual
Third Party Skills Testing
Military Exemption for Skills Testing […]

Reminder to Substance Abuse Professionals – Ensuring a Return-to-Duty Process Unique to Each Individual Employee

U.S. Department of Transportation sent this bulletin at 10/04/2022 10:05 AM EDT

It has come to the attention of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that some Substance Abuse Professionals (SAP) are providing Return-to-Duty (RTD) timelines to employees who have violated the DOT drug and/or alcohol regulations before conducting the required initial evaluation and SAP assessment of the […]

Notice of Calendar Year 2023 Minimum Annual Percentage Rate for Random Drug Testing

Operators of gas, hazardous liquid, and carbon dioxide pipeline facilities, liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, and underground natural gas storage facilities must randomly select and test a percentage of all covered employees for prohibited drug use in accordance with 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 199. The Administrator can adjust this random drug testing […]


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