Tag: trucking law
Trucking Law: Does workers’ comp cover COVID-19 infections?
In this installment of Trucking Law, Brad Klepper explains if COVID-19 is considered a workplace injury covered by workers' compensation.
November 12, 2020
Trucking Law: Busting myths about inspection regulations
Daily commercial vehicle inspections are an important task for truck drivers, but do you know what is actually required by the FMCSA? Check out these myths.
October 23, 2020
Trucking Law: No false positives, no room for excuses in today’s drug tests
Today's drug testing is more sophisticated and accurate than ever. Dr. Alexander E. Underwood discusses modern-day drug tests and consumer CBD products.
September 29, 2020
Trucking Law: Your remedies when a fleet blacklists you
If a trucking fleet blacklists you with a mark on your "DAC report" or other measures, here are a few options to remedy your situation and tell your side of the story.
August 24, 2020
Trucking Law: Severe physical setback might not end career
Federal regulation states truck drivers can qualify to drive with a missing limb or deficit hand, finger, or leg. Learn more with Overdrive's Trucking Law.
July 3, 2020
Trucking Law: When meds can sideline your commercial driving
Dr. Alex Underwood discusses which prescription medications can cause problems for truck drivers and sideline their professional driving here on Overdrive.
May 25, 2020
Trucking Law: How the wheels of justice turn during the pandemic
From writing fewer traffic tickets to courts pushing out dates, find out how coronavirus is impacting law enforcement and, in turn, truck drivers on Overdrive.
May 6, 2020
Trucking Law: When illness or fatigue dictates you shouldn’t drive
As a truck driver representative for over 25 years, Paul Taylor discusses truck driver rights for when you are too sick to drive. Details here on Overdrive.
April 17, 2020
Trucking Law: When trying to help at accident scene can hurt you instead
Do you know what to do if you're involved in a truck accident? Find out what you should and shouldn't do after an accident on Overdrive today.
March 18, 2020
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Trucking Law: How to properly log a yard move
Not sure about what constitutes a yard move? Discover what truck drivers need to know about yard moves with this Trucking Law installment on Overdrive.
February 17, 2020
Trucking Law: What happens after a stroke or seizure
One of the most complex medical issues for commercial drivers is a neurological condition. Certified Medical Examiners often have to reach out to the FMCSA for guidance on certifying drivers who’ve had a stroke, ministroke or seizure.
January 10, 2020
Trucking Law: Don’t count on myths to keep your record clean
Traffic convictions mean lost time, lost money and possibly a lost job, so it’s often worth the effort to fight to keep your MVR clean.
December 4, 2019
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