New violations added to the CSA Safety Measurement System include codification of the hours of service break requirement at a 7-point severity weight value.
Food for thought: In defense of the national clearinghouse for positive test results for drug and alcohol.
"Given how easy it is to get over the legal blood-alcohol limit for driving, it was only a matter of time before someone took the personal-breathalyzer concept to the phone..."
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted its first national drug and alcohol strike force in September that removed 77 truck and bus drivers from the road.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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