November 5, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered a Cherryville, N.C.-based trucking company, to immediately cease operations, declaring it to be an imminent hazard to public safety.
Tags: FMCSA, Safety, CDL, Drug Testing
October 31, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation has been introduced on Capitol Hill allowing trucking companies the option of using hair testing for illegal drugs as an approved method of screening drivers.
Tags: FMCSA, Drivers, Congress, Drug Testing, U.S. DOT
October 28, 2013 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations is calling on U.S. media outlets to “stop their inaccurate and sensationalized reporting” on a review of 36 studies claiming that a number of commercial truck drivers use drugs or alcohol while behind the wheel.
Tags: Drivers, ATA, Drug Testing, Alcohol
August 26, 2013 - Industry News
A federal grand jury returned a 25-count indictment, charging a California woman for falsifying commercial driver drug test results.
Tags: Regulations, Drug Testing, U.S. DOT
July 23, 2013 - Industry News
Five years of dual testing data from the trucking industry, which included over 200,000 DOT driver candidates from more than 25 different motor carriers, demonstrates that urine testing by itself is no longer effective for pre-employment screening.
Tags: FMCSA, Drivers, Drug Testing
The U.S. Transportation Department has released its semi-annual regulatory agenda summarizing of all current and projected rulemakings. On the near-term agenda are a drug and alcohol testing database, no-defect DVIRs and electronic driver logs.
Tags: FMCSA, Drug Testing, EOBR, ELD, Regulations
June 25, 2013 - Industry News
More than 3,200 prospective drivers for J.B Hunt have been kept from getting behind the wheel due to drug screening efforts
Tags: Drug Testing, J.B. Hunt
March 27, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is getting closer to proposing a rule that would create a national clearinghouse for drug and alcohol test results.
Tags: FMCSA, Drug Testing, Alcohol, OMB
January 28, 2013 - Industry News
States are loosening restrictions on marijuana but that does not mean truck drivers can kick back and light up a joint.
In last November’s election, voters in Washington and Colorado made it legal to possess an ounce of pot and use it for recreation. And Massachusetts joined the17 other states (and the District of Columbia) that allow medical marijuana.
Tags: Government, laws, Drug Testing
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