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Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

[Infographic] What You Need to Know About the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

What is the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse? The FMCSA’s new Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse is an electronic database containing drug and alcohol violations. Employers will use it beginning Jan. 6, 2020, to report violations and will be required to check it to see that no current or prospective driver is prohibited from operating a …

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FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Webinar

[Webinar] Get the Latest on the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

Trucking companies can now register for the drug & alcohol clearinghouse being administered and operated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the agency announced on October 1. Make sure you’re ready for the newest FMCSA mandate, coming January 6, 2020: The CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. In this overview of the new mandate …

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Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Mandate: Is It Needed?

As of Jan. 6, 2020, motor carriers are required to begin using the FMCSA’s Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.  The Clearinghouse will allow carriers to screen new drivers during pre-hire and all drivers annually. With these new procedures, the FMCSA seeks to eliminate almost 900 crashes annually, resulting in $196 million in total …

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4 Crucial Driver Safety Laws in Trucking, Part II

Four Crucial Driver Safety Laws in Trucking: The Breakdown, Part II

How do the DRIVE-Safe Act, the Under 21 Military CDL Pilot Program, the Entry-Level Driver Training Rule, and CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse affect your fleet? In Part I of this blog, we reviewed two of the key driver safety laws coming your way: the DRIVE-Safe Act and the Under 21 Military CDL Pilot Program. …

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GPS Fleet Management - Tejas Distributors Case Study

Tejas Distributors Case Study: FleetLocate to the Rescue

It’s not often that a lifesaving opportunity arises in the GPS Fleet Management arena, but we’re glad that when it did, not once but twice, FleetLocate rose to the occasion. We heard from Byron Van Zandt of Tejas Distributors recently, and he had two interesting stories to tell. Locating a driver in crisis First, he …

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4 Crucial Driver Safety Laws in Trucking, Part I

Four Crucial Driver Safety Laws in Trucking: The Breakdown, Part I

Driver safety is changing. How will the DRIVE-Safe Act, the Under 21 Military CDL Pilot Program, the Entry-Level Driver Training Rule, and CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse affect your fleet? There is a tug-of-war going on in Congress. Our congresspeople and government agencies are attempting to walk a delicate balance between the shortage of quality …

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