DOT Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance Notice

February 18, 2020 - Department of Transportation

The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, Pub. L. 115-334, (Farm Bill) removed hemp from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act. Under the Farm Bill, hemp-derived products containing a concentration of up to 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are not controlled substances. THC is the primary psychoactive component of marijuana. Any product, including “Cannabidiol” (CBD) products, with a concentration of more than 0.3% THC remains classified as marijuana, a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act.

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Conducting Bulk Queries

February 12, 2020 - Overdrive Online | Written by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Upload multiple queries at once using the bulk upload option.

The Clearinghouse supports the option for employers and consortia/third-party administrators (C/TPAs) to conduct queries individually, or to upload multiple queries at once.

How do I conduct a bulk query?

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2020 DOT Random Testing Rates Notice

Please provide widest dissemination within your regulated industries for the 2020 DOT Random Testing Rates Notice.

ODAPC's web site https://www.transportation.gov/odapc/random-testing-rates has been updated to reflect the CY 2020 random drug and alcohol testing rates. You can also view the CY 2020 random testing rates in the attached document.

Please note the FMCSA annual random drug testing rate will be 50% in 2020. For all other DOT Agencies, the 2020 annual random testing rates will remain the same as the 2019 rates.

Reminder - Preparing for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

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Changes to the Data Required on the Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form and the Alcohol Testing Form Required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Beginning January 6, 2020

To ensure you are prepared on January 6, 2020, when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) becomes operational, we want to remind you about an upcoming change related to recording information on the Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF) and Alcohol Testing Form (ATF).

What Changed?

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