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Should You Have Your Company’s Safety and Compliance Program Audited?

Without question, safety is the most important concern in the transportation industry. Accidents in the trucking industry have the potential to cause great damage and result in numerous fatalities, which is why the Department of Transportation (DOT) subjects motor carriers and other companies that perform safety-sensitive duties to rigorous compliance standards. Any company that is […]

Drug and Alcohol Testing Overview

Safety-sensitive workers who are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations are required to undergo drug and alcohol testing at various points, like after an accident or before returning to duty. Motor carriers are also required to administer drug and alcohol testing before hiring a new employee. To ensure that your company stays […]

Benefits of Pre-Employment Drug Screening

Pre-employment drug screening is required of any motor carrier or organization that employs or seeks to employ safety-sensitive workers who are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations. However, there’s a good reason to perform pre-employment screening on potential job candidates even if your organization doesn’t fall under DOT testing regulations: it could […]