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Halvor's Top Safety Exec Brings HR Perspective to Safety
Testing Positive for Marijuana: One Driver's Story

Testing Positive for Marijuana: One Driver's Story

What happens to a commercial driver who tests positive for marijuana? A DOT-mandated return-to-duty process is the only hope they have of keeping their career. Here's one driver's first-person story.

December 5, 2019

Top 5 CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse FAQs

Top 5 CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse FAQs

Despite the three-year lead time of the final rule, the CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is on track to launch Jan. 6, 2020. The top five questions are answered.

November 6, 2019

3 Things You Might Not Know About Federal Trucking Regulations

3 Things You Might Not Know About Federal Trucking Regulations

At the NACV show in Atlanta, safety and compliance expert John Seidl shared some insight into the upcoming entry-level driver training standards, the best ways to learn about federal regulations, and an under-utilized way to improve your CSA scores.

October 31, 2019

3 Reasons AV Fleets Will Proliferate Private Sites First

3 Reasons AV Fleets Will Proliferate Private Sites First

Autonomous vehicles may first deploy in planned communities, campuses, government facilities, and industrial sites because they offer lower risk, fewer regulations, and clearer business models than public environments.

September 20, 2019

7 Things You Need to Know About the New Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
Trucking Under the Influence

Trucking Under the Influence

Trucking Under the Influence is an investigative series by Heavy Duty Trucking examining the impact of illegal drug use by drivers amid current trends of marijuana legalization, opioid addiction, a rise in cocaine use, and changes in driver drug-testing regulations and technology.

September 10, 2019

Driver-Training Rule Rolling Out, Wrinkles or Not
How ELD Customer Service Affects Your Bottom Line

How ELD Customer Service Affects Your Bottom Line

Electronic logging device customer service is rarely given priority in a pilot or trial phase, yet it's one of the most vital aspects to successful implementation. What should you ask potential ELD providers about customer service?

August 8, 2019

CBD Oils May Result in DOT-Testing Violation

CBD Oils May Result in DOT-Testing Violation

Use of THC is forbidden for a regulated driver, no matter the source. As a result, medical and recreational marijuana and some CBD oils, even if legal under state law, are federally banned.

March 4, 2019

What's New In DOT Compliance for Work Truck Fleets
8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her predictions for where we're going with drivers, regulations, technology and more.

December 21, 2018

Proactively Preventing Food Contamination

Proactively Preventing Food Contamination

As the final piece of the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is set to take effect, small fleets are assessing ways to switch from a manual recording of temperature inside refrigerated units to an automated process.

July 13, 2018

Q&A: Lane Kidd Explains the Aims of the Trucking Alliance

We spoke at length with Lane Kidd, managing director of the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. the Trucking Alliance) about which issues the carrier-driven and safety-focused lobbying group is most engaged with this year.

May 25, 2018

ELD Rule: Three Paths to Compliance

ELD Rule: Three Paths to Compliance

Three small fleets share their methods to choose and implement electronic logging systems, integrate electronic compliance into their business processes, instruct drivers, and manage enforcement under the new rules.

March 14, 2018

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