Why the Delay with the Proposed Hours of Service (HOS) Changes?
FMCSA submitted its proposed HOS changes to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on March 28, 2019, for review, which is typically the final hurdle before publication. OMB, more...
Chances of Getting “Off-site Audited” Are Going Up – Some Dos & Don’ts
In the Fall of 2018, we advised our newsletter readers that FMCSA was planning to implement its “off-site review” process in all 50 States throughout 2019. FMCSA auditors have been...
CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week Got Us Thinking (Again…)
As we draft this newsletter in mid-July, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is launching its annual Operation Safe Driver Week. During this annual one-week period, law enforcement personnel throughout...
Did You Know?
July 2019 Transportation Fast Facts
FMCSA estimates there will be between 4 and 6 million users of the coming Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. This estimate includes drivers, motor carriers, third party service agents and drug...
In the News
STC in the News: Required Hair Testing in Trucking Could Take Years
Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting talks about why using hair testing as a DOT regulated hair testing method could still be years away. [caption id="attachment_899" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Click...
New “Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse, What Carriers Need to Know to be Ready in 2020” Training Now Available From STC
In January 2020, the long-awaited Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse goes live. This database of positive test results among commercial truck and bus drivers, will undoubtably improve safety in the motor...