drug testing

Driver database rule made official: FMCSA unveils rule to implement drug/alcohol clearinghouse

A proposed rule establishing a database of CDL holders who have failed or refused to take a drug test will soon be published, FMCSA announced Feb. 12. The rule would require carriers to upload positive drug test results and query the database annually and when making new hires.

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Drug testing for truckers via hair progresses as Senate, House introduce bills

Companion bills that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to recognize hair testing as an option for carrier compliance of drug testing requirements for truck drivers were introduced this week in the House and the Senate.

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How the national drug/alcohol clearinghouse could save you

Food for thought: In defense of the national clearinghouse for positive test results for drug and alcohol.

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Drug, alcohol database rule inches closer to approval

FMCSA has submitted a rule to the Office of Management and Budget that would create a database of drivers who have failed or refused a drug or alcohol test.

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Dollars & Sense

There is more than one way to be a business owner in trucking.

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3 keys to expansion

Focus on the business model and the day-to-day operations of your trucking company in three major areas.

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EOBR, drug testing bills offered

Bills would mandate electronic on-board recorders and prevent CDL holders from continuing to drive trucks or buses after failing alcohol or drug tests.

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ATA supports bill to close drug test loophole

Loophole allows truck drivers who have tested positive for drugs or alcohol to deceive carriers and continue driving.

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Drug test changes proposed

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed amending provisions of its urine drug testing procedures.

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