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16,103 drivers were cited during roadside inspections

16,103 drivers were cited during roadside inspections in CY 2019 for failing to maintain an ELD instruction sheet in their vehicle. Another 9,249 drivers were cited for failing to manually add a shipping document # in the ELD.

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...

STC is Reasonably Suspicious its Time to Review Your Testing Policy

With the new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rules come new enforcement tools for FMCSA, making it easier to identify non-compliant carriers. Because penalties for non-compliance can be stiff for both the carrier and the driver, several carriers have partnered with STC...