Regulations, Rules & Notices
49 CFR Part 655 - Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations
View the current 49 CFR Part 655 in its entirety.
Final Rule: This final rule is issued to revise sections of the Alcohol and Controlled Substances (D&A) Testing regulation to reflect recent amendments to the law. The final rule also includes technical corrections to the D&A testing regulation to more clearly explain existing compliance requirements, update regulatory terms, and remove repealed statutory provisions.
This final rule is effective on June 25, 2013.
|Notice of random drug and alcohol testing rate. This notice announces the random testing rates for employers subject to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) drug and alcohol rules.||
|Guidance for Safety Sensitive employees of ferryboat operations that are subject to the drug and alcohol (D&A) testing regulations of both FTA and the United States Coast Guard - Final Rule||
49 CFR Part 40 - Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug And Alcohol Testing Programs
|View the current 49 CFR Part 40 in its entirety.||
|2014 DOT Random Testing Rates Notice - This chart outlines the annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates established within DOT Agencies and the USCG for 2014.||December, 2013|
|Final Rule: Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs: 6-acetylmorphine (6-AM) Testing||October, 2012|
|Published in the Federal Register on 9/27/2011 is the Department of Transportation's Final Rule regarding the use of the Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF). Importantly, the Final Rule extends the deadline for use of the old CCF until November 30, 2011, and finalizes procedures for use of the new CCF.||
|Interim Final Rule - This IFR provides instructions to employers, collectors, laboratories, and Medical Review Officers (MROs) for use of the new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF), and it offers a technical amendment to laboratories regarding mandatory reporting of confirmed positive drug / drug metabolite quantitations to MROs. The effective date of this IFR is October 1, 2010.
|Final Rule - This rule updates the Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs. This rule is effective October 1, 2010.||August, 2010|
|Final Rule - This rule authorizes employers to disclose to State CDL authorities the drug and alcohol violations of employees who hold CDLs and CMVs, when a State law requires such reporting. This rule also permits TPAs to provide the same information to State CDL licensing authorities where State law requires the TPAs to do so for owner-operator CMV drivers with CDLs.||
|Final Rule - This rule updates two important DOT forms - the U.S. DOT Alcohol Testing Form (ATF) and the Management Information System (MIS) Data Collection Form.||
|Final Rule - This rule adopts in total an earlier Interim Final Rule’s procedures for using an alcohol screening device.||
|NPRM - This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is proposing to amend certain provisions of its drug testing procedures dealing with laboratory testing of urine specimens.||February, 2010|
|Direct Observation Collections Mandatory for Return-to-Duty and Follow-Up Testing Beginning August 31, 2009||
|2010 DOT Random Testing Rates Notice - This chart outlines the annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates established within DOT Agencies and the USCG for 2010.||December, 2009|
Note: The Office of Drug & Alcohol Policy & Compliance (ODAPC) maintains the following related pages: