Drug testing programs are just a spoke in our wheel!

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Corporate Family

Streamline compliance with a little help from our family.

You may not know this, but we are directly affiliated with some other big names in the industry. Our sister companies can provide you with the ultimate in pre-employment screening, contractor monitoring, expert medical review, and online training for your workforce. Meet our siblings.

PTC Assist - Background Checks

PTC Assist offers background screening and online training services. They provide:

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) compliant background screens
  • Motor vehicle reports
  • Criminal background checks
  • Employment verifications
  • DOT drug and alcohol history checks
  • DOT Reasonable-Cause training course for supervisors (2 hrs)

Contact PTC Assist to see how they can optimize screening and training for your workforce.

Visit PTC Assist website >

National Compliance Management Service - NCMS

Qualifying potential contractors isn’t easy. But it’s essential to success. NCMS expedites the process with elite compliance auditing. NCMS ensures that contractors meet every requirement of your drug and alcohol framework. Whether you adhere to DOT/PHMSA testing protocols or enforce your own standards, they ensure your contractors are drug and alcohol compliant.

Learn how NCMS can service your contractor management requirements.

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American Medical Review Officers - AMRO

Our in-house medical review officer group is an advocate for employees and companies who are subject to drug screening. They ensure accuracy and integrity by reviewing all drug tests before they’re submitted to PTC. Their expert personnel have the power to verify test results and downgrade tests involving prescription medication. AMRO’s Medical Review Officers are certified by the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC) and American Association of Medical Review Officers (AAMRO). They provide elite medical review services for all DOT-regulated and non-regulated tests.

DOT Testing Rates

After 30 years in business, we’re well-versed in the in’s and out’s of DOT testing requirements. Check out this chart for the latest requirements for your industry.

Operating Administrations’ Drug and Alcohol Program Information

DOT Agency
Drug & Alcohol Testing Regulations
2021 Random Drug Testing Rate
2021 Random Alcohol Testing Rate

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin (FMCSA)

For carriers and commercial driver’s license holders

50%

10%

Federal Aviation Admin (FAA)

For employers and employees in the aviation industry

25%

10%

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

For employers and employees working in the railroad industry

25% - Covered Service

10% - Covered Service

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

For employers and employees working in the railroad industry

50% - Maintenance of Way*

10% - Maintenance of Way*

Federal Transit Admin (FTA)

For employers and employees working in the mass transit industry

50%

10%

Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

For operators and employees working in the pipeline industry

50%

N/A

United States Coast Guard (USCG) (now with the Dept. of Homeland Security)

For employer and employees operating commercial vessels

50%

N/A

“*”: Random testing began on 06/12/2017 - For more info see e-CFR.

Operating Administrations’ Drug and Alcohol Program Information

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin (FMCSA)

For carriers and commercial driver’s license holders

Federal Aviation Admin (FAA)

For employers and employees in the aviation industry

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

For employers and employees working in the railroad industry

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

For employers and employees working in the railroad industry

Federal Transit Admin (FTA)

For employers and employees working in the mass transit industry

Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

For operators and employees working in the pipeline industry

United States Coast Guard (USCG) (now with the Dept. of Homeland Security)

For employer and employees operating commercial vessels

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin (FMCSA)

50%

Federal Aviation Admin (FAA)

25%

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

25% - Covered Service

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

50% - Maintenance of Way*

Federal Transit Admin (FTA)

50%

Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

50%

United States Coast Guard (USCG) (now with the Dept. of Homeland Security)

50%

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin (FMCSA)

10%

Federal Aviation Admin (FAA)

10%

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

10% - Covered Service

Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)

10% - Maintenance of Way*

Federal Transit Admin (FTA)

10%

Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

N/A

United States Coast Guard (USCG) (now with the Dept. of Homeland Security)

N/A

“*”: Random testing began on 06/12/2017 - For more info see e-CFR.

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: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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