DOT Announces 2022 Random Test Rates

This chart outlines the annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates established within DOT Agencies and the USCG for 2022.

DOT Agency

2022 Random Drug Testing Rate

2022 Random Alcohol Testing Rate

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

The random rates did not change for 2022. Because the random rates did not change, FMCSA is not required to publish a notice in the Federal Register. The rate last changed in 2020.



Federal Aviation Administration

2022 Random Rate Federal Register Notice



Federal Railroad Administration

2022 Random Rate Federal Register Notice

25% - Covered Service

10% - Covered Service

25% - Maintenance of Way

10% - Maintenance of Way

Federal Transit Administration

2022 Random Rate Federal Register Notice



Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

2022 Random Rate Federal Register Notice



The sole update to this chart from 2021 is for maintenance-of-way workers under the Federal Railway Administration.

Employers subject to more than one DOT Agency drug and alcohol testing rule may continue to combine covered employees into a single random selection pool. USCG covered employees may be combined with DOT covered employees in drug testing pools even though the USCG is now part of the Department of Homeland Security.

We will continue to monitor DOT regulatory changes and will provide additional updates should they become available.

If you have any questions, please contact your sales executive, account manager or our DOT Compliance team.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation.

Posted: February 1, 2022

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