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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.

Ray Martinez Stepping Down as FMCSA Chief

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.

Is There a Better Way to Drug Test?

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.

Register Soon for the Fleet Safety Conference

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.

FMCSA Opens Registration for Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has opened registration for the new Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, which is aimed at preventing drivers from job-hopping to avoid the impact of failed drug tests.

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

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.