DOT Random Selection & Consortia Management Services

PLS takes the worry out of your DOT Random Selection process for Drug and Alcohol Testing Compliance

You need a DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing service that keeps your motor carrier operation compliant with the US Department Of Transportation. You are also interested in keeping your expenses down by making sure that your random selection program is affordable without compromising the quality of service. Personal Lab Services is here to help with all of your US DOT random selection compliance needs.

Compliance is Not an Option

Failure to adhere to DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing regulations may leave your business in violation of 49 CFR Part 40 of the US DOT procedures for transportation rules and regulations. Companies caught without a compliance program — or with a program that is non-compliant will face fines and the possibility of being pulled off the road immediately.

PLS offers you “Expertise” Service.

You should be confident that your DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program follows all of the DOTs complex regulations. With PLS, you will have everything that you need to be compliant. Our programs have passed numerous DOT audits. Our DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing services include:

  • All Testing Types (Including Scientifically-Valid Random Testing)
  • DHHS-Certified Laboratory Services
  • Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Referrals
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) Services
  • Written Drug and Alcohol Testing Program and Policy
  • Required Forms and Record keeping Tools
  • Quarterly Random Selection Services

A successful DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program isn’t one that simply ‘checks the right boxes’. You need a provider that goes the extra-mile and understands the world that motor carriers like you operate in. At PLS, we believe in providing the highest level of customer service. We have been working with motor carriers for more than ten years and recognize your unique needs. Our Services include:

  • DOT Drug Testing – Random –Reasonable Suspicion- Return to Duty – Post Accident
  • DOT Physical – Performed by a Certified Medical Examiner (DOT Required)
  • DOT Breath Alcohol Test – Performed by Certified Technician
  • DOT Consortium Membership (Random Selection Services Only)
  • DOT Consortium Management (Management and maintenance of your DOT employees including document management and storage, pre-employment verification and document handling)
  • DOT Training – Urine Collector – Breathe Alcohol Technician-Supervisors Training
  • DOT Written Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy $75 for our small businesses w/ fewer than 11 drivers or $249 for our clients with 20 or more drivers. For specialized drug and alcohol testing policy, please contact our office for pricing.


Many motor carriers only consider the cost of Random testing. But a DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program should be affordable at all times. PLS DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program is affordable and you always know what you will pay, even in unusual situation.  We constantly provide pricing information and will notify you of any additional fees associated with collection services and Breath Alcohol Tests performed at any of our partnering collection and testing facilities.

We can provide services for the following services:

  • Post-Accident Testing Emergencies;
  • After-Hours Reasonable-Suspicion Situations;
  • Out-of-State Collections;

and Many, Many More Situations.

Get Into Compliance Today!


Personal Lab Services, Inc. offers a consortium as part of our drug and alcohol testing services for our DOT Consortium Services Houston regulated companies and drivers. Whether you are a company with hundreds of regulated employees or an independent contractor, we are here to help.

We have listed many of our services below. Fill out our form and request information on any of our DOT services we have available. You can email us below with questions or to request an application for membership.

PLS provides the government mandated employee random selection, the laboratory and medical review officer, drug and alcohol testing program and collection, and a fully pre-approved program that complies with all federal regulations.

The primary benefit to firms such as small trucking companies and other regulated businesses is the greatly decrease cost by Personal Lab Services providing many services for just a minimum enrollment fee and testing fee, plus we review any changes in DOT Consortium regulations that would affect your company. As a consortium member, you’ll have a hassle-free program with affordable rates that lets you prioritize your resources and time.

DOT Consortium Pricing:

Membership in our random selection pool provides you with the following services as required by the Department of Transportation:

  • Random Drug Testing Pool Entry from your sign-up date to the last day of the calendar year
  • Random selection for DOT drug testing once per quarter of the entire pool (A  total of 4 times a year)
  • Random selection of Breath Alcohol Test (BATs) at a rate of 10% of the entire pool per quarter

DOT Pricing List:

  • Annual Renewal Fee $125
  • DOT Random Program Management with 1 – 10 drivers (ADDED INTO CONSORTIUM AT NO CHARGE)
  • DOT Random Program Management with 11 – 25 drivers $25.00 per driver in addition to the membership fee
  • DOT Random Program Management with more than 26 drivers $20.00 per driver in addition to the membership fee
  • DOT 5 Panel Test $69.00 per test – MRO Services on each DOT drug test as required by the Department of Transportation (medical Review Officer) Included in drug test fee
  • DOT Collection Fee included in the drug test fee ONLY when the collection occurs at Personal Lab Services business location
  • DOT Breath Alcohol Test (BAT) $45.00 per test/per occurrence

*Post Accident/Random Testing Cab Kits for after-hours testing and/or emergency testing situations (Not Required)

Our “DOT Cab Kits” are sealed collection kits containing the following:

  • Split specimen Collection Kit
  • D.O.T. Chain of Custody Form

All “DOT Driver Kits” are kept in the vehicle(s) with each driver at all times. They are provided  for the sole purpose of random drug testing, post accident testing needs, and/or after-hours testing needs.  Random drug tests are typically schedule using DOT approved electronic forms (e-forms) at a pre-approved facility. A hard copy of the DOT CCF is provided in the event the collection site is unable to access the online system for any reason and is forced to use an actual paper CCF. It is provided for convenience purposes only and is not a requirement.

Post Accident After Hours Drug Testing Occurs at the cost of the employer and is based on the rate set by the local area facility chosen for the collection and testing service. Collection fees for the drug test and breath alcohol test (BAT) performed at any facility other than Personal Lab Service’s office will incur the fee(s) charged by that facility. Personal Lab Services does not set nor control the cost of “Out-Of Area” drug testing services.

Why Choose Us?

  • Over 15 Years of Experience
  • Same Day Results
  • On-Line Reporting
  • Fast and Accurate Services
  • Focus on Prevention & Screening
  • Works Closely With You to Facilitate Your Needs
  • Provide Plain-Spoken Guidance, Insight & Advice
  • Coordinate Your Tests, Treatments & Return Visits
  • Majority of Our Services Can Be Performed and Results Provided Without the Need For a Return Visit