New DOT Rules Go Into Effect – October 1, 2010

On August 16, 2010, the Department of Transportation (DOT) published a final rule intended to create consistency with many, but not all, of the requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services; and on September 27, 2010, DOT published an interim final rule about use of the new Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF) and about how laboratories are to report confirmed positive drug/drug metabolite quantitations to the Medical Review Officer.

DOT is pleased to announce that its website and a variety of DOT’s documents have been updated to reflect these changes. You can find the one(s) you want by clicking on the item(s) below:

•Employer Handbook
•Employee Handbook
Urine Specimen Collection Guidelines
August 16, 2010 Final Rule
MRO Notice
•5-Panel Notice
•Employer Policies Notice
•September 27, 2010 Interim Final Rule;
•IFR Information Notice
49 CFR Part 40.pdf