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Owner Operator DOT Consortium Random Drug & Alcohol Program

DOT Required Random Testing – Are you in Compliance?

Owner-Operators
For owner-operators two important steps must be taken to comply with the DOT FMCSA regulations for drug and alcohol testing:

  1. A pre-Employment test drug test with a negative result must be completed before operating a DOT covered commercial motor vehicle (CMV).
  2. You must enroll into a random testing consortium. Owner-operators are not permitted to manage random testing themselves.

US Drug Test Centers can assist owner operators in all areas of the United States, for immediate compliance with DOT FMCSA regulations for drug and alcohol testing, call US Drug Test Centers today at 866-566-0261.

Who Is Covered

Who Is Covered for DOT FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Testing?

If you drive a truck and you are self-employed or an owner operator, you may be regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for drug and alcohol testing. If you have a CDL and answer YES to any of the following questions, then YES you need to be in compliance with DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations.
  1. Do you drive a vehicle that has a gross combination weight of 26,001 pounds (11,794 kilograms) or more? or
  2. Do you drive a vehicle that is capable of transporting 16 or more passengers including the driver? or
  3. Do you drive a vehicle of any size that is required to be placarded when being used to transport hazardous materials in accordance with 49 CFR part 172, subpart f?

Stand Alone Random Program

Drug Test
  • This is a random drug testing pool with employees from just one company.
  • Typically companies with over 12 employees elect to have a stand-alone random testing program.
  • For example, a company with 100 truck drivers will be required to test annually 25 drivers for drugs and annually 10 drivers for alcohol.
  • Random testing programs available for bus companies, private fleets and for hire carriers.
DOT Testing

Immediate Service Available for DOT Random Testing Programs

Same day service is available to enroll in our DOT random consortium for owner operators and small trucking companies. Certificates of compliance are issued same day when drivers are enrolled into our consortium pool or a stand-alone pool. Programs can be set up immediately. Contact US Drug Test Centers to quickly set up a consortium pool or a stand-alone pool. US Drug Test Centers has a special program for owner operators to participate in our random testing consortium. Same day service is available to enroll in our DOT Random Consortium. Our random testing services are available in all areas of the United States.

DOT Random Testing Required Rates

DOT Agency

Annual Rate Drugs

Annual Rate Alcohol

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

25%

10%

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

25%

10%

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

25%

10%

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

25%

10%

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

25%

None

United States Coast Guard (USCG)

25%

None

Each DOT Agency and the USCG has regulations that require certain employers to implement a random testing program. Compliance experts at US Drug Test Centers can help you navigate through the requirements for your DOT required random drug testing program.