DOT Rule 49 CFR Part 40 Section 40.367
Subpart R - Public Interest Exclusions
§ 40.367 Who initiates a PIE proceeding?
The following DOT officials may initiate a PIE proceeding:
(a) The drug and alcohol program manager of a DOT agency;
(b) An official of ODAPC, other than the Director; or
(c) The designee of any of these officials.