CBD Oil

MRO Talks Podcast – How does CBD Oil Affect Drug Screening Results?

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In this edition of MRO Talks, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer provides further commentary on a recent blog I wrote called Clarifications on CBD and Drug Testing. CBD is the component of the marijuana plant that causes the majority of positive health effects, in terms of pain relief and seizure prophylaxis. However, CBD is highly unregulated […]

Trucking Forecast for Year-End 2018 and Expectations for 2019

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Listen to Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Associations as he discusses the trucking forecast for the remainder of 2018 and provides a glimpse into expectations for 2019. Slowing growth rates in second half of the year due to tougher year-over-year comps Freight market continues to do well, especially for dry van freight […]

Dr. Simo talks about Hair Drug Testing

Podcast: Hair Drug Testing

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In this edition of MRO Talks, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer discusses the benefits of using hair as a specimen for pre-employment drug testing programs. Compared to urine testing, hair is resistant to subversion tactics (adulteration or substitution). Rather than the hours or days covered by a body fluid test, hair covers a […]

Podcast: Hours of Service Updates on Personal Conveyance and Agriculture

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Welcome to our Quarterly Update podcast, produced in conjunction with the American Trucking Associations (ATA). In this episode, Dan Horvath, Director of Safety Policy for the ATA, discusses the recently released personal conveyance guidance and also some guidance related to the agricultural community. Specifically, the episode will discuss some situations when personal conveyance can be used […]

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 […]