The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has reaffirmed, and in some cases tweaked, the agency’s oral fluid and urine drug testing requirements for federal safety-sensitive government employees, including truck drivers.April 7, 2022
The Department of Transportation is proposing to add new drug testing guidelines that would permit motor carriers to test truck drivers using oral fluid samples as an alternative to urine testing.February 28, 2022
Federal trucking regulators are cracking down on state driver licensing agencies, requiring that they keep a closer watch for commercial motor vehicle drivers with drug or alcohol violations, and removing their driving privileges within 60 days after being notified of a test failure.October 6, 2021
While the Biden administration has set an overarching outlook for changes to motor carrier regulations, the timing on when those changes may actually arrive is far from certain, trucking legal experts said during a recent industry conference.August 27, 2021
Program Aired: July 29, 2021. 2020 upended driver talent management. First Advantage experts will present the insights uncovered from their review of 75 million screens across all industries and discuss strategies that drove success particularly for transportation background screening and drug testing—the ordering trends, the compliance considerations, and the drug testing approaches.July 29, 2021
Federal trucking regulators have issued “reasonable flexibility” guidance for motor carriers and drivers to follow for drug and alcohol testing during the COVID-19 emergency.March 31, 2020
Doug Horn, who was fired from his driving job after testing positive for marijuana after using CBD oil, has sued the companies that produced, sold and distributed the CBD.March 5, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s long-awaited Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse experienced connectivity issues during its opening days.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is increasing the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for truck drivers.
ROCKVILLE, Md. — A proposed federal rule that would allow motor carriers to drug test their drivers and prospective employees using hair samples continues to wind its way slowly through the bureaucracy, but could be made public as soon as early next year.December 5, 2019