FMCSA: Owner-Operator

Who Must Comply with Federal CFR 49.40 DOT Drug Testing Regulations?

Any Licensed CDL Driver Whose Vehicle:
Pounds Gross Weight or Greater
16 or More Seats, Including the Driver’s

Carries Hazardous Materials Which Require a Safety Placard

What makes an CDL driver an Owner/Operator vs. an employee?

How DFB Helps You Stay in Compliance

 Proof of Membership 

 Help signing up with the FMCSA Clearinghouse

 Free training, friendly, helpful service and advise

 Random drug test notifications by email or phone

 Drug & Alcohol testing available in all 50 states

It’s important to have a drug test partner who cares about your business as much as you do. DFB has been providing safety, savings, and professional guidance for over 30 years

FAQs & Resources

Yes! As an owner/operator you are required to be in a DOT random program for your own business and to designate a C-TPA on the Federal Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse.

Fast and Friendly Service

On-line reporting of drug test results

Email notifications of random selections

Help locating drug test sites in all 50 states

Free DOT policy and DOT Supervisor Training

Help with Federal Clearinghouse questions.

Your annual membership fee is $200.00 +  $50.00 administrative fee to assist members with The FMCSA D&A Clearinghouse.

DOT Drug Test fees are only $49.00 per test when members use preferred collection sites.  Breath alcohol fees will vary by site starting at $45.00. 

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