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Suggestions are welcome! Do you have ideas on topics you’d like to see us cover in this newsletter? If so, feel free to share them with us at sgarney@scopelitisconsulting.com.

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Will Saliva Samples Beat Hair to the DOT Drug Testing Party?

Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published final guidelines on the use of oral fluids (i.e., a person’s saliva) to test for drugs among the federal workforce. Some observers, including STC, view this as a positive first step toward DOT...

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A Decade of CSA, Part II—What Have We Learned About Contacts With the Industry?

When FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program launched in 2010, its first of four objectives was to increase contact with industry through increased efficiencies. This month STC looked at the numbers to see if CSA caused the number of contacts in each of these categories to increase between 2011 (the first full year of CSA) and 2018 (the latest year data are available). read more