STC In The News: Truckers’ Positive Drug Tests Up 18% in 2022

According to the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, the latest statistics show drug use among commercial truck drivers is up 31%.  STC’s Co-Director, P. Sean Garney points out that it is clear the clearinghouse is working as intended, giving carriers a tool to see driver...

ELD Inspired

Enforcement of rules around Electronic Logging Devices has been getting much attention lately. While Canada begins ramping up enforcement of their new ELD rules, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is beginning to hold US motor carriers more accountable...

Setting A Screen

The perpetual driver shortage problem results in fierce competition for the relatively few candidates available. In this competition, the ability to hire candidates quickly can be an important advantage. There’s nothing more painful than making an offer to a driver...

A Walk in the Park?

Truck Parking is finally starting to receive more attention. It is certainly long overdue, given that it has been a known problem in the industry for as long as STC can remember. With approximately 313,000 truck parking spaces existing nationwide – one parking spot...

Did You Know: Speeding in Some States Can Cost You More Than Others

While STC never advocates speeding, we found a recent report by traffictickets.com on the penalties associated with speeding interesting. According to TrafficTickets.com the top 10 for highest potential fines for a first speeding offense over 15 mph are (in order)...

A Gift That Keeps on Giving – The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

On January 6, 2023 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse will turn three years old. This is good news for the industry because it means that motor carriers will no longer be required to contact CDL driver applicants’ previous...