Robert Schoening

Split Specimen Requests

What is a Split Specimen Request?

Over the years there has been misinterpretations by Medical Review Officers (MRO) and Designated Employer Representatives (DERs) combined with court challenges. This article will focus

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Hair Testing for DOT

Hair Testing:  Will Testing Using Hair Replace Urine Based Drug Testing or Not? >>> FMCSA published a notice on January 19, 2017 requesting that the

Hair Follicle Drug Testing

Petition to DOT-FMCSA to Allow Hair Testing

Update December 2020:  Hair drug testing is still being discussed for Federal Workplace testing and thereafter DOT drug testing.  The U.S. Department of Health and

FMCSA Addresses CDL Staffing Companies

FMCSA Addresses CDL Staffing Companies

>>>  In the Federal Register on December 23, 12016, the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a Notice of Enforcement Guidance.  This guidance is

FMCSA Clearinghouse - Database Part 1

FMCSA Clearinghouse – Database Part 1

>>>  Curious About the Proposed FMCSA Database >>> At long last, there has been some movement on the long awaited National Database for CDL Holders

Final Rule Change to Service Agent

Final Rule Change to Service Agent

08/08/2016 – Today the Department of Transportation published in the Federal Register a change in the definition of the term “Service Agent”.  This was published