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A Truckload of Safety Technology

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CBD Use Cost This Truck Driver His Job

A long time hazmat truck driver was using CBD oil for pain management and thought that it...

A long time hazmat truck driver was using CBD oil for pain management and thought that it contained no THC. But when he tested positive for high levels of THC in his next drug test, he lost his job of 10 years.

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Ray Martinez Stepping Down as FMCSA Chief

Ray Martinez, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, will be leaving his...

Ray Martinez, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, will be leaving his agency post by the end of this month to take on a different position within the Department of Transportation.

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Dash Cam Data Shows Truck Driver Safety Improvements

Lytx camera data not only helps customers coach drivers; it also offers insights into driver...

Drowsy driving, late response times, and falling asleep at the wheel all decreased in the trucking sector between November 2018 and August 2019, according to data from Lytx presented at the American Trucking Associations' conference.

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Is There a Better Way to Drug Test?

DOT-required urine-testing has shortcomings that have long been known.

DOT-Required urine testing has known shortcomings but in an industry faced with difficulty finding and keeping qualified drivers, some worry that stricter drug-testing protocols will only make the situation worse. Part 4 of HDT's Trucking Under the Influence Series.

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Register Soon for the Fleet Safety Conference

Register now for the 2019 Fleet Safety Conference, taking place in Henderson, Nevada from Oct....

Registration is still open for the upcoming Fleet Safety Conference, an industry event for the most critical, relevant and up to date information on limiting liability, minimizing accident management expenses, and improving the overall safety of your fleet.

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

http://www.xantrex.com/industry-solutions/heavy-duty-truck.aspx?utm_source=HDT&utm_medium=gotquestions&utm_campaign=onhwy

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DOT Audit: FMCSA Short on Data Needed to Fix CSA Program

Audit finds that FMCSA plan “lacks implementation details for improving transparency and its...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's effort to improve its safety-compliance regime for commercial vehicles may be lacking in data needed to properly implement changes aimed at improving the way it assesses motor carrier safety performance.