A safety-focused group of trucking and logistics companies has released the results of what it calls a first-of-its-kind study showing “compelling evidence that thousands of habitual drug users are skirting a system designed to prohibit drug use in transportation.”
Amid national trends such as the rapid rise of marijuana legalization and a continuing opioid abuse crisis, trucking faces some disturbing trends of its own. Part one of HDT's Trucking Under the Influence Series.
Most truck drivers believe there’s no time or space to fit fitness into their lifestyle but in reality, drivers do have the time and space to fit fitness in, and it’s more important than ever that they do.
Analysis of over 3,000 owner-operator tax returns has shown an overall positive impact on owner-operators, according to American Truck Business Services, a tax, consulting and bookkeeping firm for the transportation industry.
The FMCSA is accepting applications for a pilot program to permit 18-20 year olds who possess the U.S. Military equivalent of a commercial driver’s license to operate large trucks in interstate commerce.