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Video Blog – Training for Supervisors – Reasonable Suspicion

Last updated on October 21st, 2020 at 11:36 am Operating as a drug free workplace program, an employer should have a policy, supervisor training, employee education, employee assistance and drug testing.  Supervisor training is required in many cases for DOT drug and alcohol testing programs and for many State drug free workplace training. All DOT drug […]

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2020 DOT Federal CCF with hand signing

DOT Issues Guidance on the Revised 2020 Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form

Last updated on October 6th, 2020 at 05:45 pmThe 2020 Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF) was revised and recently approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on August 17, 2020.  The revised custody and control form can be viewed here: https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/workplace/2020-fed-ccf-proof.pdf There are several changes to the Federal Custody and […]

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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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Top 10 Most Common FMCSA Driver Qualification Violations

Top 10 Most Common FMCSA Driver Qualification Violations

Last updated on July 28th, 2020 at 12:34 pmHere are the Top 10 most common DOT FMCSA Driver Qualification Violations. Top 10 Most Common Violations: Non-English speaking driver 391.11 Incomplete driver qualification file 391.51 Operating a property-carrying vehicle without possessing a valid medical certificate 391.41 Driver does not have a valid operator’s license for the […]

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FMCSA Compliance and Regulations

DOT Guidance on Random Drug Testing

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 01:49 pmWe are in challenging times with the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses regulated by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) are considered essential business and are currently operational. These DOT regulated businesses are subject to DOT required drug and alcohol testing.  Remember, it is still about safety. […]

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Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations During Pandemic. DOT Update

Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations During Pandemic. DOT Update

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 01:45 pmThe Department of Transportation (DOT) is committed to maintaining public safety while providing maximum flexibility to allow transportation industries to conduct their operations safely and efficiently during this period of national emergency. The bottom line is that DOT regulated companies should continue testing those in safety sensitive […]

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FMCSA Clearinghouse for Owner Operators

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 01:38 pmToday’s short video is for owner operator truck drivers regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or FMCSA. This is a new regulation that affects you. This is probably the biggest change in DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations in many years and it affects owner […]

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