On Jan. 6, directed by an act of Congress, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched an online database called the Commercial Driver's License Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. Employers that utilize commercial drivers should be aware of the new reporting and query requirements.

To assist employers, FMCSA has developed several resources located on the Clearinghouse website:

ABC’s general counsel, Littler Mendelson, also has developed informative resources on the Clearinghouse:

Continue to visit Newsline for any updates on the CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse.