FAA, PMHSA, FRA & Coast Guard Announce 2018 Random Testing Rates

In December 2017, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PMHSA) all announced their random testing rates for 2018. The U.S. Coast Guard (CG) announced its rates in January 2018. No announcements have been made regarding random testing rates by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) or the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). DATIA will notify members when those rates are announced.


– FRA 25% Drug, 10% Alcohol – ** (MOW) Rates – 50% Drug, 25% Alcohol

– PMHSA 50% Drug, N/A Alcohol

– FAA 25% Drug, 10% Alcohol

– USCG 25% Drug, N/A Alcohol

– FMCSA – Not Yet Announced

– FTA – Not Yet Announced

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