Hours of Service Battle Lines Drawn
Below are select quotes from recent Hours of Service (HOS) comments filed with FMCSA by organizations that typically oppose industry-supported HOS changes. These are some of the organizations that might...
OIG Potpourri – Insights on DOT Inspector General Audits
Two recent notices from the USDOT Inspector General’s office (OIG) caught STC’s attention: An OIG report outlining the “top management challenges” for FMCSA in 2020. The report cited an 11...
Off-site DOT Audits Dramatically Increased in FY 2019
In late 2018, STC advised its readers that FMCSA was planning to expand the use of “off-site” compliance audits to all 50 states during FY 2019. We explained that FMCSA...
Did You Know?
FMCSA computers take two weeks to run its new IRT model
According to a recent USDOT Inspector General Report, it took FMCSA computers two weeks to run its new IRT model using data from a subset of 10,000 motor carriers.
Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse will be FMCSA’s largest database
When complete, the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse will be FMCSA’s largest database with an estimated 4-6 million users, over 5 million annual queries, and nearly 120,000 CDL driver violations reported...
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...
In the News
CEO Dave Osiecki talked to transportation industry news platform FreightWaves
Last week STC President & CEO Dave Osiecki talked to transportation industry news platform FreightWaves about the potential that FMCSA might delay parts of the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. Read...