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
Business, Safety

Brace Yourself: The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Brings New Challenges to Recruiting Drivers

A fundamental shift in how carriers recruit and qualify drivers will occur on January 6, 2020. Safety will improve as drug and/or alcohol violations will be easier to identify, and as drivers who are ineligible to operate commercial motor vehicles are promptly removed from their driving responsibilities as a result. However, this improvement will come with a cost as carriers adapt to new rules. 

August 1, 2019
Government, Business

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Rule Gains White House Approval

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

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