Business, Safety

Industry Urges FMCSA to Close Loopholes In Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse Proposal

A proposed federal rule that would establish a national database of truck drivers who fail their drug and alcohol tests contains a number of “loopholes,” several motor carriers, trade associations and safety interest groups said in written comments on the proposal.

May 26, 2014
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Grants Extension on Drug, Alcohol Clearinghouse Comments

The time period for commenting on the proposed rule for the national clearinghouse for driver drug and alcohol test results has been extended through May 21.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
April 21, 2014
Business, Safety

Drug, Alcohol Database Proposal Sent to White House for Review

The White House has started to review a proposed regulation that would create a national database of every commercial driver who has failed a required drug or alcohol test or refused to take one — the final review before the proposal can be issued.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
April 4, 2013
Business, Safety

3% of Fatal Crashes Involved Alcohol-Impaired Truck Drivers in 2010

Drivers of large trucks made up the smallest percentage of alcohol-impaired drivers involved in fatal crashes in 2010, according to recently released data by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Transport Topics
August 15, 2012