drugs

Do you use prescription meds to treat chronic pain?

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Committee recommends doc questionnaire on prescription pain meds

Industry representatives worried that the questionnaire would put yet another stumbling block in the driver medical certification process; doctors argued it would help document their determination of whether a driver is fit to receive a medical card.

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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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Growing mode for cartel drug trafficking: Class 8 trucks, says NPR

In a story that aired on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" program Monday, John Burnett dropped what is to my thinking a recently developing bombshell on hopes from some that a resolution to the U.S.-Mexican cross-border trucking stalemate would be soon in coming. "In Nuevo Laredo," he wrote, site of the high-volume trade border crossing in the World Trade Bridge (pictured, from U.S. side), "the Gulf Cartel is battling the Zetas for control of ...

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FMCSA strikes on drugs, alcohol

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.

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