President Obama signed a bill in 2012 that directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to create a means of identifying and tracking commercial drivers who violate the agency’s drug and alcohol testing program. Effective January 6, 2020, the Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse will launch, which will require additional reporting and query requirements in respect to the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act.” Records of drug and alcohol program violations will remain in the Clearinghouse for five years or until the driver has completed the return-to-duty process, whichever is later. Compliance is mandatory.

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