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DOT Post-Accident Drug & Alcohol Testing

As we continue to delve into the various test types that DOT-regulated motor carriers are required to perform, it’s probably becoming clear to you that the FMCSA has specific criteria that must be met in all testing situations — and the same is true for P…

What is “Clean” in 2018?

Recent changes in state marijuana laws and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules related to the use of synthetic opioids have raised some serious questions among commercial drivers and their employers. Which drugs are allowed with a pr…

Keep Great Vehicle Maintenance Records

Most business owners who operate DOT-regulated Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) realize the importance of keeping up on vehicle maintenance. What is not always clearly understood is the thorough documentation the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administratio…

FMCSA Looks to Revise Training Requirements

In 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its Entry Level Driver Training proposal, which, if passed, will change the current training curriculum that entry-level drivers must complete.

Safe Driving Musts

Recently the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) withdrew two controversial regulatory proposals that had received a considerable amount of backlash. The first, which would have required all CDL drivers to be screened for Obstructive Sleep…

FMCSA Audits and Reviews Can Have Costly Consequences

Audit: a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many. Whether it is the Internal Revenue Service or the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reviewing documents and procedures, audits can be stressful processes that extend to uncomfortab…

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