FMCSA has revised Drug and Alcohol Policy Compliance Guidance in response to disruptions and interventions caused by COVID-19 national emergency.
The updated Guidance is effective through June 30 and allows Motor Carriers to employ drivers who:
- successfully completed Drug testing within the past 30 days and/or within the past 6 months from the date of Application;
-participated in random controlled substances testing program within past 12 months;
after ensuring that no violations were discovered in previous employer’s records.
Additionally, random and post-accident testing must be documented indicating the specific reasons if there was no possibility to conduct them. Random Testing must be kept up to the required 50% for Drug Testing and 10% for Alcohol testing by the end of the year.
For detailed information visit: https://www.transportation.gov/odapc/compliance-with-dot-drug-and-alcohol-testing-regulations