Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

DOT Guidance on Compliance with DOT Drug and Alcohol
Testing Regulations

On March 23, 2020, the USDOT Office of Drug and Alcohol
Compliance and Enforcement (ODAPC) issued a guidance document
to provide clarity to DOT-regulated employers, employees, and service
agents on conducting DOT drug and alcohol testing given concerns
about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

FMCSA COVID-19 Drug and Alcohol Testing Guidance

On March 24, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
(FMCSA) issued a guidance document with recommended actions for
FMCSA-regulated employers unable to conduct alcohol and drug
testing due to COVID 19. This guidance is currently in effect until May
30, 2020.


  • Register in the Clearinghouse
  • Visit the Learning Center
  • Find answers to frequently
    asked questions


  • Registration Job Aids
  • Clearinghouse Brochures
  • About the FMCSA Drug &
    Alcohol Testing Program