FMCSA opens registration for drug and alcohol clearinghouse


Published by iTrucker at 02 Oct

FMCSA opens registration for drug and alcohol clearinghouse

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Trucking companies can now register for the drug and alcohol clearinghouse being administered and operated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the agency announced on October 1.

Registration will be required in order for authorized users to access the clearinghouse once it is fully implemented on January 6, 2020. Those users include:

  • Drivers who hold a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or commercial learner’s permit
  • Employers of CDL drivers, including those who employ themselves as owner-operators
  • Consortia/Third-Party Administrators
  • Medical Review Officers
  • Substance Abuse Professionals

FMCSA emphasized that while commercial drivers aren’t required to immediately register, they must be registered to respond to an employer’s request for consent prior to a pre-employment or other query being conducted. According to Gallagher

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Story by: John Gallagher, Washington Correspondent @ Freightwaves

Source and credits: / John Gallagher, Washington Correspondent /  iTrucker  / Mario Pawlowski  



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