The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration holds motor carriers - and their drivers - responsible for meeting a variety of safety standards and regulations. Contact us for guidance, consultancy, and recommendations.

FMCSA Services & Consulting for US Motor Carriers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, manages the federal drug and alcohol testing program under 49 CFR Part 382.

Inspectors under FMCSA are responsible for the administration and compliance monitoring of the federal drug and alcohol testing program outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations 49 CFR Part 40.

Safety sensitive positions include commercial driver’s license holders that fall under the following categories:

  1. Has a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, inclusive of a towed unit with gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 pounds
  2. Has a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more
  3. Vehicle is designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver
  4. Any sized vehicle used in the public transport of hazardous materials, which require the motor vehicle to be placarded under the Hazardous Materials Regulations

Impact Employee Solutions provides compliance guidance and program solutions for private motor carriers whose employees are regulated under these parts.

With the many moving parts, the IES partnership provides you peace of mind that all areas of 49 Part 382 are current and compliant accordingly.


FMCSA Audits

Audits are regularly scheduled and employers want to be prepared for them. IES provides guidance on where to store information daily, how to document, where to document, and what questions to anticipate.

Rosters of active safety sensitive employees are provided quarterly, just prior to the random selection process, and anytime upon request. All FMCSA clients of IES are assigned a custom lab account and custody and control forms. Using these forms for all reasons for the drug test allows IES to produce a fast and accurate MIS report in minutes.

All DOT programs have many details that need attention, IES has a decade of experience co-managing programs for our FMCSA-regulated clients.

Training & Education

In addition to educating and co-managing the federal drug and alcohol testing program, IES provides additional training and education on the CDL Clearinghouse database. Visit our Clearinghouse page for more details on the requirements of this subpart and how IES assists you in maintaining compliance.

FMCSA’s 49 CFR Part 382 requires motor carrier employers to provide a policy to every driver in your employment, consortium pools and single random pools, provide supervisors of CDL drivers Reasonable Suspicion Training, driver education awareness, and more.

IES is your one-stop for all of your regulatory requirements. Additional screening products are available that fulfil company requirements such as conducting previous employer records check, searching motor vehicle records, criminal background screening and DOT physicals.


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