The Slow Road to Maximum Speed

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made big news in early May 2022 when it published a notice on its intention to limit the speed of heavy trucks and buses. The move caught some off guard, considering its last official overture on the topic came in...

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Endemic of the Pandemic

As FMCSA searches for data to support its efforts to require speed limiters on heavy trucks, they may not have to look too far. In fact, just a glance in the rearview mirror may provide some compelling reasons to cap the maximum speed of trucks. Specifically,...

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Spitting on Hair Testing

A proposed rulemaking to make headlines recently was the DOT Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance's (ODAPC) proposal to approve the use of oral fluids to fulfill drug testing requirements. To many, the move came as a surprise because so much of the...

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