FTA Announces Random Drug Testing Rate Increase for 2019

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a letter stating that random drug testing rates will be increasing in 2019. The minimum rate of random drug testing will increase from 25 percent to 50 percent subject to the FTA’s drug and alcohol regulation. With a large increase of “positive rates”, the FTA felt it necessary to increase the testing. Only the random drug testing rate is increase, the alcohol testing rate will remain at 10 percent.