Arkansas Commercial Driver Alcohol and Drug Testing Database
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Effective January 1, 2008, Act 637 requires all employers of Arkansas commercial drivers to search the Arkansas Commercial Driver Alcohol and Drug Testing Database prior to hiring a commercial driver. Arkansas employers and Medical Review Officers authorized in the state of Arkansas are responsible for reporting positive drug and/or alcohol test results, the refusal to submit to a drug and/or alcohol test or the submission of an altered specimen to this central database. For information and an overview of the Alcohol and Drug rules go to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration website.
- Registration Required
In order to utilize this online service, Employers, Medical Review Officers and Service Providers must have a subscription account with the Information Network of Arkansas. Visit Arkansas.gov and click on Subscriptions to subscribe or add this service to an existing INA Subscription account. Employers that utilize a Service Provider are still required by the State of Arkansas to register.
- For Employers
Employers are required by Arkansas law to search the Arkansas Commercial Driver Alcohol and Drug Testing Database prior to hiring commercial drivers. Employers are also required by Arkansas law to report a positive alcohol test result to the database for commercial drivers. In addition, employers must report drivers to the database that refuse to submit to an alcohol test.
- For Medical Review Officers
Medical Review Officers are required by Arkansas law to report a positive drug test result to the database for commercial drivers. Medical Review Officers must also report drivers to the database that refuse to submit to a drug test or provide an altered specimen.
- For Service Providers
Service providers contracting with trucking companies for the reporting and searching of the Arkansas database may register for the service provider web service. Please click here or call 501-324-8900.
If you have questions or do not want to utilize the online service, please contact our Driver Services Representative at 501-683-0984 for assistance.
NOTE: Companies may also request record results in person at the DFA Driving Records counter, Room 1130, Charles D. Ragland Bldg., Little Rock, AR 72203 or by mail directed to that office. Requesters must provide their company information (company name, address, valid telephone number and contact person). The company is then added to the Arkansas database. Requesters MUST provide the Driving Records office with a signed release from the CDL driver for the request to be processed . The charge is $1.00 per record and all drug/alcohol records are billable, none are provided free of charge.