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DOT Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Rates for 2020

The Department of Transportation’s operating agencies have announced their random drug and alcohol testing rates for 2020. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has raised its random drug testing rate to 50% for 2020. All other random testing rates remain unchanged from 2019.

Agency

2020 Random Drug Testing Rate

2020 Random Alcohol Testing Rate

Federal Aviation Administration

25%

10%

Federal Motor Carrier Administration

50%

10%

Federal Railway Administration

25% covered service

10% covered service

Federal Railway Administration

50% maintenance-of-way

25% maintenance-of-way

Federal Transit Administration

50%

10%

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

50%

N/A

United States Coast Guard*

50%

N/A

* part of Dept. of Homeland Security

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Kathryn J. Russo is a Principal in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is a firm resource on the legal issues implicated in workplace drug and alcohol testing arising under federal, state and local laws.

Ms. Russo assists clients with workplace problems involving drugs and alcohol, and gives advice about compliance with all pertinent drug and alcohol testing laws. She prepares substance abuse policies to comply with all federal drug and alcohol testing regulations (including all agencies of the U.S....

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