Sunday, January 26 2020
Many questions about the Clearinghouse
We receive many calls every day about the new FMCSA Clearinghouse. The most frequently asked questions and answers are below:
I employ DOT Drivers? Must my company follow theFMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rules?
There are three classifications of drivers that qualifies your drivers and you as a DOT FMCSA Employer to follow the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rules:
How long do I have before the Clearinghouse Query Pre-Employment Query must be completed?
In short, just like a drug test - the FMCSA Driver can't perform safety sensitive issues for you unless you have a negative drug test and negative FMCSA Pre-Employment Query on File.
See FMCSA FAQs for more information: