Preventing Truck Accidents

Safety Advocates Urge Congress to Permit Hair Drug Testing for Truckers, Rather than Urine Testing

September 10, 2015

When trucking companies first hire new drivers – or when drivers are in accidents or are involved in certain activities, companies are required to conduct urine drug testing on drivers per federal trucking regulations. These tests can detect the presence of at least five classes of drugs for up to…
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FMCSA Seeks Public Input on Truck Crash Weighting Analysis Study

March 10, 2015

Regulators at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) are currently seeking the public’s input regarding the results of a recently published study on the potential impacts of changing its truck crash weighting analysis system. Truck crash weighting is used by FMCSA regulators to evaluate which U.S. commercial motor carriers…
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