When does it begin?
January 06, 2020
Who is affected?
All Drivers, employers, drug testing facilities, laboratories etc.
All drivers (including employees, owner/operators, Contractors etc.) employers and others must register.
What types of drivers are affected?
Interstate & intrastate motor carriers, school bus drivers, construction equipment operators, limousine drivers, municipal vehicle drivers (Waste management), others.
What information is maintained at the Clearinghouse?
Positive alcohol and drug test results, test refusals, return to duty (RTD) and follow-up Alcohol & Drug test plans
How do owner-operators meet their Clearinghouse obligations?
An owner-operator (an employer who employs himself or herself as a CDL driver, typically a single-driver operation) is subject to the requirements pertaining to employers as well as those pertaining to drivers. Under the Clearinghouse final rule, an employer who employs himself or herself as a CDL driver must designate a consortium/third-party administrator (C/TPA) to comply with the employer’s Clearinghouse reporting requirements (§ 382.705(b)(6)).
Last Updated: September 30, 2019
What do owner-operators, independent contractors and employers need to do?
Register with Clearinghouse (see above for link)
Sign up with a Consortium/TPA and maintain membership which could be us Look up
www.austinback.com then click on Drug Testing, then drop down box to Drug Test Form, look for Consortium.