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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…

DOT Positive Drug Tests

As we addressed in our last article, “DOT Return-to-Duty & Follow-Up Testing,” the consequences of receiving a positive test result are pretty steep, and can create a difficult situation for the employer. That’s why it’s important to be prepared and under…

A Guide to DOT Pre-Employment Drug Testing

Most hiring managers and business owners are aware that newly hired drivers “have to take a drug test.” And although pre-employment drug testing is a relatively uncomplicated procedure, there are specific requirements that must be met.

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…

DOT Return-to-Duty & Follow-Up Testing

Of all DOT test types, Return-to-Duty (RTD) and Follow-Ups may be the most misunderstood, and they’re the ones all of us hope we never have to encounter. After all, these tests are only administered after an employee has received a positive test result.

DOT Random Drug & Alcohol Testing

April’s article detailed the components of DOT pre-employment drug testing, so we know that a driver cannot begin operating a CDL-required vehicle until a verified negative test result has been received.

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