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Choosing the Best Drug Test Specimen Type

Since the 1980s, urine testing has dominated the drug testing market in the United States.  Over the past few years,  alternative specimen types and expanded testing panels of drug testing have become more commonplace and many employers in the United are combining the use of urine, hair, and oral fluid drug testing for more effective […]

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Autonomous Trucks

Self-Driving Autonomous Trucks: A New Reality?

Last updated on August 14th, 2020 at 02:51 pmLabor shortage in trucking industry may lead to autonomous trucks between transportation hubs. Article written by Lori Lal  The US transportation and logistics industry is rapidly heading towards a problem. As first documented in 2005, the nation’s trucking sector has been experiencing a continuing labor shortage, with […]

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FAA drug testing

FAA Drug Testing – Airlines and Aircraft Maintenance Facilities

Last updated on September 21st, 2020 at 11:29 amAre you required to have an FAA drug & alcohol testing program?  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is serious about drug and alcohol use in the workplace.   The purpose of the FAA regulations for drug and alcohol testing is to establish a program designed to help prevent […]

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California Tow Truck Drug Testing

Towing for Dollars: Understanding the California Tow Rotation Program to Supplement your Tow Company Income

Last updated on July 30th, 2020 at 11:26 amCalifornia tow rotation program with required drug testing … By Lori Lal, Guest Blog Writer Lori is a senior consultant to National Drug Screening Just like the 70’s television show “Bowling for Dollars”, Towing for Dollars can be a great way to supplement your tow company income […]

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California Public Utilities Commission

California Dreamin’? Satisfying the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Requirements for your Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

Last updated on August 12th, 2020 at 12:52 pmBy Lori Lal, Guest Blog Writer Lori is a senior consultant to National Drug Screening Are you finding it difficult to contact someone at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regarding your drug and alcohol testing program? Are you frustrated at the lack of answers to your […]

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Truck Drivers and Owner Operators Random Testing Consortium

Last updated on July 29th, 2020 at 04:40 pmArticle written by Joe Reilly, President, National Drug Screening  Many truck drivers are considered “Owner-Operators”.  The driver owns the truck and the business.  For owner-operators there are unique facets of the DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Rules. CDL drivers on public roads are subject to Department of Transportation […]

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Violations Reported to the FMCSA Clearinghouse Top 21,000 as of May 2020

Violations Reported to the FMCSA Clearinghouse Top 21,000 as of May 2020

Last updated on July 27th, 2020 at 01:23 pmThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released a detailed summary of data related to the FMCSA Clearinghouse. The stats covered total violations broken down by type of drug, alcohol, and refusals. It also showed the number of drivers in the return to duty or prohibited […]

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Employers can associate their Clearinghouse activity with the USDOT Numbers in their FMCSA Portal accounts

Employers can associate their Clearinghouse activity with the USDOT Numbers in their FMCSA Portal accounts

Last updated on July 27th, 2020 at 01:23 pmFMCSA has recently updated the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse to allow employers to link their Clearinghouse accounts with their FMCSA Portal accounts. This will enable employers to associate Clearinghouse activity (reporting violations, conducting queries, purchasing query plans, and designating consortia/third-party administrators (C/TPAs)) with a specified USDOT Number […]

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