How Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Keeps Our Roads Safe

It’s safe to say that nearly all of us understand why DOT regulations regarding drug and alcohol use exist. But it’s also safe to wonder exactly what drug and alcohol screening entails. This blog will help you understand the U.S. Department of Transportation’s rules and regulations regarding drug and alcohol testing for truckers and how … Continue reading “How Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Keeps Our Roads Safe”

Why Trucking Companies Need to Take DOT Compliance Seriously

People tend to tune out when they hear the word “compliance”, but understanding DOT compliance demands the attention of people looking to have their freight shipped by truck, as well as the owners of the trucking companies doing the shipping. DOT compliance isn’t just another government hoop to jump through: it is an important preventative … Continue reading “Why Trucking Companies Need to Take DOT Compliance Seriously”

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DataQ challenges to take into consideration adjudicated citations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed changes to its Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS). These changes will allow the states to reflect the results of adjudicated citations related to roadside inspection violation data collected in MCMIS. Individuals must submit certified documentation of adjudication results through a Request for Data Review (RDR) … Continue reading “DataQ challenges to take into consideration adjudicated citations”

DOT Reminds Commercial Drivers that Physicals Must Now Be Performed by Certified Medical Examiners

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reminding interstate commercial drivers that beginning today, all new DOT physicals must be performed by a qualified health professional who is listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. “Safety is our highest priority and it is vital that every commercial truck and bus driver be … Continue reading “DOT Reminds Commercial Drivers that Physicals Must Now Be Performed by Certified Medical Examiners”