dot drug & alcohol screening

ensuring your business remains compliant

How do I know if my company is subject to DOT regulated drug & alcohol testing?
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TrueTest Labs knows keeping your drivers compliant with DOT regulations is never easy. We aim to change that. We can schedule your drivers at our convenient Chicago-Elk Grove TrueTest lab location or one of thousands of sites in our collection network. Your assigned customer service agent will be there to answer questions and schedule testing when and where you need it.

At TrueTest Labs, we offer a wide range of DOT testing services to make your business be compliant with all federal regulations.

  • Drug & Alcohol Testing
  • On-Site & Audit Services
  • Consortium Services
  • DOT Physicals
  • Drug Collection/TPA
  • Drug Testing Requirements
  • Drug & Alcohol Policy Development
  • Workplace Policy Reviews
  • Random Testing Programs
  • Consulting Services

DOT Regulation Information

TrueTest Labs can help your business stay current on all DOT testing requirements including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Coast Guard (USCG), and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

TrueTest Labs makes it a priority to stay knowledgeable on the complex DOT testing requirements for workplace drug and alcohol screening and DOT physicals. Individuals performing certain “safety-sensitive” activities fall under DOT drug testing, including:

  • Working on Pipelines
  • Driving a Truck
  • Operating a Ferry
  • Steering a Train
  • Repairing an Airplane
  • Driving a Bus, Shuttle or Livery
  • Merchant Mariner
  • Working on a Cruise Ship
  • Aircraft Maintenance, Pilots etc.


Before a DOT employee performs a safety-sensitive position, the employee must have a negative screening result on file. Performing tasks are defined by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive can include working on pipelines, driving a truck, operating a ferry, steering a train and repairing an airplane may be subject to DOT drug testing & alcohol testing.