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Study Suggests Cocaine Use More Prevalent than Marijuana Among Truck Drivers
Driver Charged with Killing Cyclists Declared Imminent Hazard
What Does MORE Act Mean for Truckers and Marijuana?

What Does MORE Act Mean for Truckers and Marijuana?

A bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level has passed the House – although it has virtually no chance of getting through the Republican-controlled Senate. The bill also would allow marijuana to remain on the list of disqualifying substances for safety-sensitive transportation workers such as truck drivers.

December 7, 2020

HHS Hair-Testing Proposal Falls Short, Critics Say

HHS Hair-Testing Proposal Falls Short, Critics Say

A proposal from the Department of Health and Human Services to set up standards for the use of hair testing for drugs is not what hair-testing advocates in the trucking industry were hoping for.

September 8, 2020

Critic Says HHS Hair-Testing Rule Development 'Fatally Flawed'
Drug Testing Refusal Data Added to Clearinghouse Report

Drug Testing Refusal Data Added to Clearinghouse Report

New information in the latest Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Report could accelerate calls for federal approval of other testing methods, such as hair and oral fluid testing, according to one safety and compliance expert.

July 20, 2020

Hair Testing Could Take Nearly 300,000 Truck Drivers Off the Road
Marijuana Use Top Finding in First Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Report
FMCSA Wants to Clarify How States Will Use Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
DOT Issues Guidance on Drug and Alcohol Testing During COVID-19 Pandemic
FMCSA Doubles Random Drug-Testing Percentage for 2020

FMCSA Doubles Random Drug-Testing Percentage for 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is doubling the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substance testing for commercial motor vehicle drivers, from 25% to 50% percent, effective Jan. 1.

December 27, 2019

New ATA Policy Addresses Marijuana Challenges in Trucking

New ATA Policy Addresses Marijuana Challenges in Trucking

More than 93 million Americans now live where marijuana is legal for recreational use – what's a safety-sensitive industry like trucking to do? The American Trucking Associations has endorsed a new set of policies to address the issues.

October 8, 2019

Panel Explores Legalized Marijuana Impacts on Trucking Industry

Panel Explores Legalized Marijuana Impacts on Trucking Industry

Trucking is caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to marijuana, between public opinion and increasingly liberal state laws on cannabis use on one hand, and a federal government that classifies marijuana as one of the most dangerous illegal drugs on the other.

October 28, 2018

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