Truck Driver Positive Tests for Marijuana Up 9.2% in Q1
The number of truck drivers testing positive for marijuana use increased 9.2% the first three months of 2023, according to federal Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse data.May 31, 2023
Drug Expert Weighs In on Safety of Alcohol Versus Marijuana
MINNEAPOLIS — To drug expert Todd Simo, the statement that the use of marijuana is just like alcohol, but safer, isn’t exactly accurate.April 11, 2023
Are Drivers Quitting After Positive Marijuana Tests?
The legalization of marijuana in several states and the post-pandemic economy have left the trucking industry with a bit of a perplexing, yet-to-be-solved mystery.May 12, 2022
Truck Drivers Should Beware of CBD, Drug Policy Expert Says
The U.S. Department of Transportation told truck drivers use of CBD oils would be at their own career risk.July 16, 2020
What Developments Will Impact Your Business This Year?
PrePass discusses five trends that will have a big impact on trucking in 2020: Increasing marijuana use, changing truck driver demographics, connected vehicles, the internet of things (IOT) and trucking data security.March 5, 2020
DOT Issues Compliance Notice Cautioning Truck Drivers About CBD Products
The Department of Transportation has issued a compliance notice warning truck drivers and other safety-sensitive transportation workers about the potential mislabeling of hemp-derived products that could contain illegal levels of marijuana that might test positive in a DOT drug test.February 21, 2020
For Hemp Transporters, Idaho Roads May Resemble Obstacle Course
Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little has issued an executive order that will permit motor carriers to transport hemp through the state that in recent months has been a risky proposition for truck drivers.November 22, 2019
Canadian Trucking Alliance Will Continue Push for Drug and Alcohol Testing Program
The Canadian Trucking Alliance will continue to urge government officials, including those recently elected, to establish a drug and alcohol testing program.
Trucking Grapples With Impact of Legalized Marijuana
SAN DIEGO — The trucking industry needs to get out in front of the challenges it faces with the growing legalization of marijuana, according to the co-chairman of an American Trucking Associations working group studying the impact of controlled substances.October 7, 2019
As Marijuana-Use Laws Spread, Drug Still Illegal for Truck Drivers
Last month, drug-testing firm Quest Diagnostics scientist Barry Sample had a serious warning for U.S. employers: Be on the lookout for marijuana use by your workers. It’s on the rise.June 25, 2019