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[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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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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The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Mandate: How to Prepare

Jan. 6, 2020 is a big day. It’s when motor carriers are required to begin using the FMCSA’s Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse to screen new drivers during pre-hire and all drivers annually. Why the new procedures? The FMCSA seeks to eliminate almost 900 crashes annually resulting in $196 million in total benefit …

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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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Canada sets ELD Mandate deadline

ELD Mandate Set for Canada for 2021: What to Know

A  little more than year has passed since the U.S. ELD mandate started requiring drivers to log their service hours using electronic logging devices. Now Canada plans to follow the regulatory footsteps of their southern neighbors. Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced on June 13th that a June 12, 2021 deadline is set. Commercial …

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Hours of Service Flexibility Is Coming Soon

Hours of service: Is there any hope for flexibility? We may find out this Friday. The build-up, layered implementation, and execution of the ELD mandate has come and gone, but not without its fair share of consternation. The US Department of Transportation, all the way from Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao down to the Federal …

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