DOT Agency Information

Operating Administrations' Drug and Alcohol Program Information

As a result of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991, the following DOT Agencies established drug and alcohol testing regulations to ensure that aircraft, trains, trucks, and buses were operated in a safe and responsible manner. The following chart lists each DOT Agency's drug and alcohol testing related information:

DOT Agency

Program Manager

Drug & Alcohol Testing Regulations

2009 Random Drug Testing Rate

2009 Random Alcohol Testing Rate

Federal Aviation Admin

Rafael Ramos
Drug Abatement Division
Room 803 (AAM-800)
Independence Ave, SW
Washington DC 20591
Phone: 202-267-8442
Fax: 202-267-5200

For employers and employees in the aviation industry

14 CFR Part 120



Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin

Jim Keenan
Enforcement & Compliance Office
Room W63-310
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington DC 20590
Phone: 202-366-2096
Fax: 202-366-7908

For carriers and commercial driver's license holders (CDL)

49 CFR Part 382



Federal Railroad Admin

Lamar Allen
Office of Safety
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington DC 20590
Phone: 202-493-6313
Fax: 202-493-6230

For employers and employees working in the railroad industry

49 CFR Part 219



Federal Transit Admin

Jerry Powers
Office of Safety & Security
TPM-30, Room E46
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington DC 20590
Phone: 617-494-2395
Fax: 202-366-3394

For employers and employees working in the mass transit industry

49 CFR Part 655



Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Stan Kastanas, Director
Office of Substance Abuse Policy, Investigations, & Compliance
PHMSA Pipeline Safety National Programs,
Washington DC 20590
Phone: 202-550-0629
Mailing Address: Call or e-mail for information
Fax: - Call or e-mail for information


For operators and employees working in the pipeline industry

49 CFR Part 199



United States Coast Guard

Robert C. Schoening
Drug and Alcohol Program Manager
Attn: Commandant (CG-545)
US Coast Guard
2100 2nd St. SW, Stop 7581
Washington DC, 20593-7581
Phone: 202-372-1033
Fax: 202-372-1907

For employer and employees operating commercial vessels

46 CFR Part 16

46 CFR Part 4



Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA)

Federal Highway Administration Administration (FHWA)