An Overview of who does Drug Testing in the United States
The Federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) conducts drug and alcohol testing of transporters of hazardous materials in order to deter and detect illegal drug use and alcohol misuse in the pipeline industry. 49CFR199 and 49CFR40. (www.phmsa.dot.gov)
The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employees to receive drug testing 49CFR382 and 49CFR40. (www.fmcsa.dot.gov)
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requires employees to receive drug testing through 49CFR219 and 49CFR40. (www.fra.dot.gov)
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) requires employers and employees operating commercial vessels though 46CFR16 and 46CFR4 (www.uscg.mil)
Federal Transit Authority (FTA) requires drug testing for employers and employees working in the mass transit industry through 49CFR655 and 49CFR40. (www.fta.dot.gov)If you need the latest information about the laws in your state … follow this link to our alphabetical listing.