1/2/2019: Minimum random drug testing rate set at 50 percent

The Coast Guard has increased the minimum random drug testing rate for 2019 as a result of Drug and Alcohol Management Information System data for the most recent reporting year indicating that the positive rate is greater than one percent.


1/19/2018: 2018 random drug testing rate set for crewmembers of inspected and uninspected vessels

The 2018 minimum random drug testing rate is set at 25 percent of covered crewmembers. The rate is effective January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.