a drug test result form

FMCSA Relaxes Drug Testing Requirements

The impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt in unpredictable ways. The latest is a relaxation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) requirement for random drug-testing among drivers. The FMCSA made their announcement on July 6. Within the current requirements, carriers must randomly test 50 percent of their drivers (based on number of[…]

a group of trucks on the road now that the trucking industry is rebounding from COVID-19

How the Trucking Industry is Rising Again

When 2020 began, the trucking industry was already in trouble. The month of January indicated that a recession was on the horizon, that tariffs were increasing, and that imports and exports were softening. Then, March hit, and COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. Although truckers were declared essential workers, low freight rates and rest area closures[…]

a truck involved in an accident during the 100 deadliest days on the road

100 Deadliest Days On The Road

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the 100 deadliest days each year for driving. These days make up the vast majority of teen driver fatalities, and they’re largely due to speeding, drinking and driving, and distracting elements behind the wheel. However, while the “100 deadliest days” primarily aims to address teen driving, it extends[…]