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

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] When FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program launched in 2010, its objectives were to: Increase contact with industry through increased efficiencies Maximize FMCSA and state...
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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...
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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...
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Did You Know?

$6,951 was the average fine a carrier paid

$6,951 was the average fine a carrier paid in FY 2019 for serious safety violations discovered during an FMCSA compliance investigation.
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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...
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Suggestions are welcome!

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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In the News

STC President & CEO Dave Osiecki was recent interviewed for a Heavy Duty Trucking podcast

STC President & CEO Dave Osiecki was recent interviewed for a Heavy Duty Trucking podcast called HDT Talks Trucking. The podcast dives into some details for the new Drug &...
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