Free FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse How-to Webinar And Presentation Slides Now Available
In December 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hosted a series of live informational webinars on how to use the agency’s new online Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that gives employers, the FMCSA, State Driver Licensing Agencies, and State law enforcement personnel real-time information about commercial CDL drivers’ license and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program records.
Energy marketers must use the Clearinghouse to perform CDL driver annual drug and alcohol record checks and to record driver drug and alcohol test results, test refusals, violations, return to duty and follow-up testing.
There are separate FMCSA webinars for employers and CDL drivers. The webinars provide detailed instruction on: Clearinghouse registration, using limited and full queries for record searches, uploading drug and alcohol violations and return to duty information, obtaining driver consent, purchasing query credits and common user issues and how to address them.
The webinars are valuable tools to help marketers to integrate mandatory Clearinghouse requirements into existing drug and alcohol programs.
The FMCSA webinar and presentation slides are now available for downloading:
— Clearinghouse Webinar for Employers
— Clearinghouse Webinar for Drivers
For more information: Contact Mark S. Morgan, EMA Regulatory Counsel by sending an email to: email@example.com.