Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing
The Department of Transportation published its drug and alcohol testing procedures regulations on December 19, 2000. The FMCSA is revising its conforming regulations entitled ``Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing.'' The purpose of this revision is to make the FMCSA's controlled substances and alcohol testing regulations consistent with DOT's revised testing procedures and to avoid duplication. Additionally, the FMCSA is amending its drug and alcohol testing regulations to update obsolete provisions and to clarify certain provisions of the rules.