Inform your drivers about the Clearinghouse. Here’s how.

By: Daren Hansen

Publication: Transportation Regulatory Alert

Date Posted: 07/31/2019

Clearinghouse Notice Download

The Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse arrives in less than six months. Drivers are starting to ask questions, so it’s time to help them prepare.

FMCSA regulations require all motor carriers to inform their CDL drivers about the information that will be reported to the Clearinghouse, including any DOT drug or alcohol testing violations.

Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Testing

Drivers should also be informed about how they can register for the Clearinghouse and other steps they will be expected to take.

Do your CDL drivers know how the Clearinghouse will affect them? If not, dowload the notice below and provide it to your drivers.

If you have them sign and date the form at the bottom and add it to their drug testing file, you’ll have documentation showing you educated your drivers about how the Clearinghouse will affect them.

Click here to download the Clearinghouse Notice.

NOTE: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. grants permission to subscribers to reproduce the Clearinghouse Notice for internal use at one business location only, provided that J. J. Keller’s copyright notice remains visible on all copies.

About the author
Daren Hansen - Transportation Safety Editor

Based on his expertise in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Daren is responsible for writing and editing content for safety-related products, publications, and services for the trucking industry,

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