As the voice of the towing industry on a national level, TRAA is constantly monitoring various Federal Agencies and Congress for anything that could impact the towing industry. Any changes to federal drug and alcohol testing requirements and procedures will undoubtably impact tow truck drivers across the country with Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDLs) who must therefore comply with these rules. 
TRAA has filed a comment in support of the proposal to remove the requirement that employees first attempt a urine sample and give employers flexibility to choose which test to use thereby allowing for the alternative without mandating its use. As an industry overwhelmingly made up of small businesses who struggle every year to conscientiously abide by government regulation, TRAA supports the addition of fluid specimen testing as an alternative method since it's a lower cost and faster solution with equivalent efficacy that ultimately benefits employers and employees alike.
TRAA's comments, among all others, on the Addition of Oral Fluid Specimen Testing for Drugs can also be viewed at by entering DOT-OST-2021-0093 in the search bar.



Who We Are

TRAA is the national association representing the U.S. towing and recovery industry. We act as the "voice of America's towing industry" by offering representation, education, and leadership at the federal level. Much of our focus is on representing the interests of the towing and recovery industry on Capitol Hill including promoting positive legislation and opposing potentially negative legislation. TRAA is the industry's watchdog on Capitol Hill!