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Operating Administrations' Drug and Alcohol Program Information

As a result of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991, the following DOT Agencies established drug and alcohol testing regulations to ensure that aircraft, trains, trucks, and buses were operated in a safe and responsible manner. The following chart lists each DOT Agency's drug and alcohol testing related information:

Operating Administrations' Drug and Alcohol Program Information
DOT AgencyProgram ManagerDrug & Alcohol Testing Regulations2017 Random Drug Testing Rate2017 Random Alcohol Testing Rate
Federal Aviation Admin (FAA)Rafael Ramos
Drug Abatement Division
Room 803 (AAM-800)
800 Independence Ave, SW
Washington DC 20591
Phone: 202-267-8442
Fax: 202-267-5200
drugabatement@faa.gov
For employers and employees in the aviation industry 14 CFR Part 12025%10%
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin
(FMCSA)
Juan Moya
Drug and Alcohol Program Mananger
Office of Enforcement and Compliance
Room W63-457
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington DC 20590
Phone: 202-366-2096
Fax: 202-366-7908
juan.moya@dot.gov
For carriers and commercial driver's license holders (CDL) 49 CFR Part 38225%10%
Federal Railroad Admin
(FRA)
Jerry Powers
Office of Railroad Safety - Office of Technical Oversight
Room W33-310
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington DC 20590
Phone: 202-493-6313
Fax: 202-493-6478
Gerald.Powers@dot.gov
For employers and employees working in the railroad industry 49 CFR Part 21925% - Covered Service10% - Covered Service
50% - Maintenance of Way*25% - Maintenance of Way*
Federal Transit Admin
(FTA)
Iyon Rosario
Office of Safety & Oversight
TSO-30, Room E45-109
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington DC 20590
Phone: 202-366-2010
Mobile: 202-713-8362
Fax: 202-366-3394
For employers and employees working in the mass transit industry
49 CFR Part 655
25%10%
Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
(PHMSA)/
Wayne T. Lemoi
Program Manager
Office of Substance Abuse Policy, Investigations, & Compliance
PHMSA Pipeline Safety National Programs
3401 Centrelake Drive, Suite 550B, Ontario, CA 91761
Phone: 909-937-7232
Fax: - Call or e-mail for information
wayne.lemoi@dot.gov
For operators and employees working in the pipeline industry
49 CFR Part 199
25%N/A
United States Coast Guard (USCG) (now with the Dept. of Homeland Security)Patrick Mannion
Drug and Alcohol Program Manager
Commandant (CG-INV)
U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7501
2703 Martin Luther King Jr AVE S.E.
Washington, DC 20593-7501
Phone: 202-372-1033
Fax: 202-372-8367
Patrick.J.Mannion@uscg.mil 
For employer and employees operating commercial vessels
46 CFR Part 16
46 CFR Part 4
25%N/A

“*”:  Random testing begins on 06/12/2017 - For more info see https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-06-10/pdf/2016-13058.pdf

NOTE: Employers (and C/TPAs) subject to more than one DOT Agency drug and alcohol testing rule may continue to combine covered employees into a single random selection pool.

USCG covered employees may be combined with DOT covered employees in drug testing pools even though the USCG is now part of the Department of Homeland Security.

Updated: Monday, April 24, 2017
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