Tag Archives: Clearinghouse

FMCSA Clearinghouse to Begin Reporting “Prohibited” Status to States

Beginning November 18, 2024 drivers with a "prohibited" status in the clearinghouse will lose their state commercial driving privileges directly reported from the FMCSA Clearinghouse. This is a change from the present situation in which states do not currently receive this update from the clearinghouse but rather from employers concerning alcohol violations and from some...
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CDL Drivers Many Times Left Unemployable With Clearinghouse Prohibited Status

The benefits of the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse are especially evident for employers to assist them in researching potential new hire employment history. This history concerning a driver's past drug or alcohol violations is important so employers know what potential driving implications they could incur with a driver as well as know if the...
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FMCSA Clearinghouse Query Satisfies Pre-employment Investigation starting January 6, 2023

Employers should be aware that starting January 6, 2023 the requirement to investigate whether a prospective driver had a previous drug and alcohol programĀ  violation will be satisfied by only completing the FMCSA Clearinghouse Pre-employment Query. The Clearinghouse contains three years of violation history but for employees that worked in agencies other than the FMCSA...
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