DOT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Support in Bakersfield
Helping You Navigate DOT Regulations
The drug and alcohol clearinghouse established by the Department of Transportation (DOT) is a crucial support system for keeping our roads safe. This database holds drug testing results and test refusals from CDL drivers, merited from federally regulated drug tests, providing employers easy access to this important information.
Utilizing the resources provided by the drug and alcohol clearinghouse increases drug screening accuracy and helps maintain compliance with DOT drug testing regulations, ensuring that only safe and sober CDL operators appear on America's highways.
Who has to use the DOT Clearinghouse?
Companies that employ drivers of commercial vehicles over 26,001 lbs., carrying 16+ passengers, or transporting hazardous materials are required to use the Clearinghouse. This includes:
- Interstate and intrastate motor carriers, including passenger carriers
- School bus drivers
- Construction equipment operators
- Limousine drivers
- Municipal vehicle drivers
What information does the DOT drug and alcohol Clearinghouse contain?
The Clearinghouse contains records of violations of drug and alcohol prohibitions. This includes any positive drug or alcohol test results and any test refusals.
DOT Clearing House Regulations & Requirements
There are several requirements for companies that need to comply with DOT regulations. ARCpoint Labs of Bakersfield can be your support to both help you prepare and manage the Clearinghouse.
Additional resources we can provide you with today:
- One-on-one consultation and assistance via phone or in person
- ARCpoint Labs DOT employer flyer
- Registration guide for employers and drivers
- Clearinghouse query plans information
- Queries and consent requests
- Driver consent form for annual limited query
- Documentation form of employer-determined refusal
- FMCSA Clearinghouse access confidentiality agreement and acknowledgment
Meeting DOT guidelines for drug testing can be a daunting task. When you are ready to prepare and manage the Clearinghouse, ARCpoint Labs of Bakersfield is here to make it easier. You’ll have access to our extensive network of Drug, Alcohol, and DOT industry experts across the country. We can offer support over the phone or in person.
Our network of Drug, Alcohol, and DOT industry experts can help you prepare for the Clearinghouse and assist you in managing. We can offer support over the phone or in person. Call (661) 724-4346 or contact us online.
Even when DOT regulations do not require a rapid response, getting testing done quickly and thoroughly is valuable. ARCpoint Labs can provide employers with the utmost in convenience and safety through on-site and after-hours testing.
ARCpoint Labs certified–collectors can come to your facility so you don't have to worry about downtime. Collection procedures are strictly followed in accordance with DOT regulations and our adherence to federal guidelines ensures precision when collecting urine drug collections and breath alcohol tests. This includes appropriate random selection, strict chain-of-custody protocols and accurate collection procedures.