Clearinghouse

Government, Business, Technology, Safety

FMCSA Drug Clearinghouse Goes Live, Experiences Connectivity Issues

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s long-awaited Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse experienced connectivity issues during its opening days.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

FMCSA Issues Final Rule for States to Comply With Clearinghouse Requirements

Technicians test specimens at a Quest Diagnostics lab Technicians test specimens at the Quest Diagnostics laboratory in Teterboro, N.J. (Quest Diagnostics)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Dec. 12 a final rule extending by three years the date for state driver's licensing agencies to comply with certain Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse requirements.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 12, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Says Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse Will Be Open to Other Agencies

Clearinghouse agency access A technician works on a drug test. (Quest Diagnostics)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced its plans to permit Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse records to be disclosed to agencies outside the U.S. Department of Transportation to ensure compliance with drug testing regulations.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 22, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Employers, Drivers Urged to Register for Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse

FMCSA's drug and alcohol Clearinghouse. A technician tests a sample. (DrugTestingTV via YouTube)

SAN DIEGO — Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials are encouraging motor carriers to register now on the agency’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse database, aimed at ending job-hopping by drivers who fail their drug and alcohol test.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 10, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Proposes 3-Year Delay for States to Comply With Clearinghouse Rule

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend the date by which state driver licensing agencies must comply with certain Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule requirements.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 5, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

FMCSA Releases Payment Options for Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse information released. A Quest Diagnostic technician reviews data. (Quest Diagnostics)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released query plans, including pricing options, for trucking companies seeking to use the agency’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 21, 2019
Government, Business

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Rule Gains White House Approval

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The White House Office of Management and Budget on Oct. 31 completed its review of the final Commercial Drivers’ License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule.

November 3, 2016
Business, Government

FMCSA Proposes Clearinghouse For Drug, Alcohol Test Results

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week published a proposal that would establish a national clearinghouse of drug and alcohol test results for truck drivers.

February 17, 2014