Combatting Drug Impaired Driving – An Overview of President Trump’s Opioid Initiative [Podcast]

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Listen to Abigail Potter, Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations, as she discusses the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Administration and the Trump Administration’s recent efforts to combat the growing use of drug use.   Topics covered include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Summit Three part […]

HireRight’s Enhanced Drug and Health Screening Services [Podcast]

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Welcome to this second edition of MRO Talks. In this particular episode, instead of discussing general industry news, we wanted to talk about some exciting enhancements to our drug and health screening services. In the coming months, we will be expanding our laboratory and clinic partnerships to create what will be the largest electronically-enabled collection […]

Which Drug Screening Specimen is the Best? [Podcast]

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Welcome to the first quarterly edition of MRO Talks with Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer. In this podcast, we will be discussing, “Which Drug Screening Specimen is Best”, including: The best specimens to use based on your drug-free workplace program configuration Strengths of incorporating urine, oral fluid and hair testing into your program […]

Keeping Our Children Safe: The Vital Need to Conduct and Enforce Background Checks for School Bus Drivers

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Commercial truck drivers who deliver vital commodities across the United States must pass thorough background checks and meet stringent safety regulations.

Yet a recent CBS News investigation revealed that many school bus drivers – the people charged with protecting the safety of children on the road to and from schools and summer camps – are not held to the same exacting standards. And the results of such leniency have occasionally proven catastrophic.

According to the article, there are approximately 22,000 bus crashes a year, leaving thousands of students injured. And on average, at least once a week a school bus driver is arrested for driving under the influence, child pornography, or even sexual assault.