Rule would create a ldquosingle federal repository recording positive drug and alcohol tests by CDL holders that employers would be able to search to ensure that the driver is able to perform safetysensitive dutiesrdquo

Rule would create a “single federal repository recording positive drug and alcohol tests by CDL holders that employers would be able to search to ensure that the driver is able to perform safety-sensitive duties.”

UPDATED: FMCSA to issue long-sought rule on CDL drug/alcohol clearinghouse

Clearinghouse would enable access to verified positive drug/alcohol test results

A proposed rule, which trucking has lobbied some 15 years for, to set up a national clearinghouse— a central database-- of CDL holders to track those in violation of federal drug/alcohol-use regulations has at last been announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

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