The final rule includes a public interest exclusion (PIE) mechanism designed to protect the public from the affects of serious noncompliance by service agents. The PIE provision became effective January 18, 2001.
A service agent who engages in serious misconduct could be excluded from participating in DOT-required drug and alcohol testing for a period of time. All individuals or organizations listed here are excluded from participating in Department’s drug and alcohol testing programs until further notice.
List of Excluded Drug and Alcohol Service Agents: