Transportation businesses face a host of dynamic risk issues that can significantly impact their financial and operational health. The news in this category focuses on the latest safety and security initiatives, resources and regulations and addresses topics that include fleet safety, claims administration, driver hiring and retention, risk management and compliance.
“By November 18, 2024, as part of new federal regulations, drivers with a ‘prohibited’ status in the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse will lose or be denied their state-issued commercial driving privileges.” FMCSA warns truck drivers who drug-test positive will lose their CDLs starting late next year.November 30, 2023
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Is your fleet up-to-date on cybersecurity best practices for employees? What tools might offer your company more protection from cyberattacks? And, how can you best safeguard your company, your employees, and yourself?December 12, 2023
Most drivers would pay $15 to enter Manhattan’s business district under a plan released by New York officials Nov. 30, the first such program in the U.S. if approved by officials next year.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has received more than $875,000 in grants to expand its truck driving/commercial truck driving program.
Electric vehicles have proved far less reliable, on average, than gasoline-powered cars, trucks and SUVs, according to the latest survey by Consumer Reports.
Policymakers are calling on congressional leaders to consider freight safety legislation as the Biden administration enhanced its commitment to supply chain connectivity.
FMCSA has issued a warning that late next year truck drivers who test positive for drug use will not only be placed on prohibited status, but will lose their commercial driver licenses.
From treacherous road conditions to freezing temperatures, even the most conscientious drivers need to exert caution on the roads during the winter.
DP World Plc said workers’ personal information was stolen in the November cyberattack on the port operator’s Australian business.