A. Required for anyone with a CDL license that operates a vehicle over 26,000 lbs or anyone who operates a passenger vehicle of 16 or more capacity.
A. Yes. DOT regulation speciﬁcally states you must participate in a random drug and alcohol testing consortium.
A. Upon payment of annual fee, you will be emailed enrollment form for you records which will also be needed for any DOT audit purposes. You and/or your employee(s) will be immediately added to the random testing consortium by your conﬁrmation employee has negative drug test on ﬁle and has been in active DOT compliant drug/alcohol testing consortium in last 30 days.
A. Being compliant on your drug/alcohol testing program is not as hard as some make it out to be which is why we are here to simplify the process and work with you on every step. Of course, the quicker you can be compliant with DOT’s drug/alcohol testing program the less likely any adverse ﬁnes or removal of operating authority would be likely. You can change nothing about past non-compliance, but you have every opportunity right now to have peace of mind for you and your company by becoming compliant.
A. We provide complete audit assistance for all necessary records that would be required by DOT: enrollment certiﬁcate, testing results, consortium overall testing results and enrollment, year-end MIS statistical report of your company’s compliance for the year, drug & alcohol policy now as will be asked for later, and “etc” which is anything else required by DOT for conﬁrmation such as chain of custody forms for each test and MRO test result forms for each drug test.
A. The standard annual program management fee is $199 for both owner/operators or companies with multiple employees. DOT compliant drug test is $79 per test inclusive of MRO fees and DOT alcohol tests are also $79 per test. Follow-up and return-to-duty tests, resulting from previous positive test by employee, are $79 due to DOT requirement to be observed. No payment due at any of the 10,000 approved testing sites nationally and client’s card on ﬁle will be charged.
A. All random testing requirement notiﬁcations are communicated by email pass-code protected and time/date recorded upon receipt of opening. For owner-operators, random selection of drug tests are to be completed within 24 hours and alcohol tests within 3 hours (circumstances considered).
A. We provide you access to over 10,000 approved testing locations nationally including all 50 states. Simply show up to the testing site with either your personalized chain of custody form or alcohol testing form, take the test and you or your employee will be on your way.
A. 1) Pre-Employment---no previous negative drug test on ﬁle.
2) Random Test Selection---employee was randomly selected during testing period.
3) Post-Accident---required for fatality, moving violation citation with disabled vehicle or moving violation citation and medical treatment for anyone away from accident.
4) Reasonable Suspicion—as determined for testing by supervisor.
5) Return-To-Duty---required testing from previous positive test.
6) Follow-Up---required additional random testing after employee returns back to duty.
A. Alcohol test results are immediate as results printed out from EBT device or saliva swabs. All DOT drug tests have to be sent for laboratory and MRO (Medical Review Oﬃcer) evaluation. Negative tests are resulted, updated in system and communicated usually within 2-3 business days by email. If a sample is “presumptive positive”, this means that for example someone has levels of codeine in their system from recently taking a prescription after getting their wisdom teeth out. The MRO will then contact the donor in order to speak directly with their doctor to conﬁrm prescription was provided by doctor and detection levels are within range of prescription.