What is a DOT 5 Panel Drug Test?
DOT regulated employers must do DOT drug testing using the standard approved DOT 5 Panel Drug Test with testing performed at a SAMHSA certified laboratory. Article written by Joe Reilly, President of National Drug Screening, Inc As a DOT regulated employer you must do drug testing of DOT safety sensitive covered employees. The most common […]
Self-Driving Autonomous Trucks: A New Reality?
Labor 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 the 2018 deficit reaching approximately 60,800 truckers. According […]
FAA Drug Testing – Airlines and Aircraft Maintenance Facilities
Are 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 accidents and injuries resulting from the use of […]
Top 10 Most Common FMCSA Driver Qualification Violations
Here 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 CMV being operated 391.11 Expired medical examiner’s certificate […]