New Resources

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  The FMCSA Clearinghouse has recently been updated with additional resources to help employers utilize the website.  Visit the links below to explore.     How to Designate Your C/TPA https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Resource/Index/Clearinghouse-Designate-CTPA   Query History  https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Resource/Index/Query-History_Employer   How to Report RTD Information  https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/Resource/Index/Report-RTD_Employer   As always MCC Drug & Alcohol Screening is your partner for keeping…

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ODAPC COVID-19 Guidance

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Click on the buttons below to read the most recent updates by each DOT agency: https://www.transportation.gov/odapc/program-guidance#COVID-19%20Guidance

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DOT Guidance for Drug Screening

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Together, we are facing an unprecedented situation. COVID-19 is effecting not only our families, our communities, but also our businesses. We at MCC Drug & Alcohol Screening wanted to reach out and update our clients on how we are navigating the current environment, as well as provide you with the latest industry updates. As an…

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Clearinghouse Site Issues

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  On March 5th through March 9th, the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse experienced connectivity issues that prevented the system from verifying driver commercial driver’s license (CDL) information. Certain functions, including conducting queries and reporting violations, were temporarily deactivated. Pre-Employment Queries Must Now Be Conducted The issue above has been resolved and the Clearinghouse is now…

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CDL Drivers Must Register

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FMCSA ClearingHouse Registration   Did you know employers AND employees must register in the FMCSA ClearingHouse? Employees with a CDL, must complete the registration process in the ClearingHouse, before they can respond to the employer consent request.  The employer consent request gives the employer access to the drivers record in the FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License…

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Know your CBD products

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EDUCATION IS KEY! At MCC we believe it is important to educate employees about THC and CBD.  If you would like MCC to attend one of your staff meetings to offer educational support, please contact Bobbie Mizushima at our Grand Junction office today! Click on the link below from Consumer Reports to read some great information…

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FMCSA to increase random drug testing rates for 2020

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As of January 1st, 2020 the FMCSA random drug testing rate will increase from 25% to 50%.  The percentage of required testing is determined by the annual positive rate.  When the reported positive drug test rate for any calendar year indicated is equal to or greater  than 1.0%, the required testing percentage is raised.  As…

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Know the Manufacturing Source

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Do you know if you are purchasing your CBD products from a repeatable company?  Check out the link below to read about a company that is now facing a federal lawsuit, after a customer tested positive for marijuana after using their CBD gummy candies.   https://abc7chicago.com/illinois-trucker-flunked-drug-test;-claims-fraud-by-cbd-candy-maker/5674476/

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FMCSA Clearing House

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Are you and your company prepared for the new DOT/FMCSA Clearing House regulations that go into effect January 6th of 2020? What is the FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse? The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that will give employers, FMCSA, State Driver Licensing Agencies, and State law enforcement personnel real-time information about CDL driver drug and…

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What is MDMA?

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High doses of MDMA can lead to a spike in body temperature, sometimes resulting in liver or kidney failure. What do you know about the effects of MDMA, commonly referred to as Ecstasy or Molly? Visit the link below to learn more about MDMA. https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/mdma-ecstasymolly?utm_source=NIDASocial&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=FridayFacts   Content and imagery from NIDA 

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