The Department of Transportation’s operating agencies have announced their random drug and alcohol testing rates for 2020. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has raised its random drug testing rate to 50% for 2020. All other random testing rates remain unchanged from 2019.

 

Agency 2020 Random Drug Testing Rate 2020 Random Alcohol Testing Rate
Federal Aviation Administration

 

25% 10%
Federal Motor Carrier Administration

 

50% 10%
Federal Railway Administration

 

25% covered service 10% covered service
Federal Railway Administration 50% maintenance-of-way 25% maintenance-of-way
Federal Transit Administration

 

50% 10%
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

 

50% N/A
United States Coast Guard*

 

50% N/A

* part of Dept. of Homeland Security