STC In the News: The Driving Force and the Trucking Industry

In the midst of the 80,000 driver shortage, there are various forces pushing drivers out of the industry –  retirement, violations, and more recently the vaccine mandates. Driver retention strategies are more important then ever.  Read the full article on page 42...

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A Conversation with the new FMCSA AA for Safety

FMCSA has chosen a new direction, creating a new position that will consolidate several functions across the Agency, leading to greater efficiencies and collaboration. STC had the opportunity to sit down for a great conversation with Darrell Ruban, FMCSA's new...

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Taking the Highs with the Lows

Diesel prices are at an all-time high, unleashing considerable pain on the trucking industry. While it's hard to see the upside to rising fuel prices, STC thinks if we squint just right, there may be a silver lining. Let us explain. Despite the pandemic induced 11%...

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Withdrawing Efficiency

Earlier this month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration missed a key opportunity to facilitate driver credentialing in the wake of the implementation of its new Entry-level Driver Training Rules. Specifically, FMCSA has withdrawn two proposed rules which...

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Follow-up and Return-to-Duty Drug Test Positives in Decline

According to Quest Diagnostics, the drug testing positive rate for controlled substances dropped in all categories in 2020 compared to 2019. The largest drop was seen in follow-up and return to duty testing after a steady rise from 2016 to 2019, suggesting the Drug...

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