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How Are Trucking Organizations Combating Human Trafficking?

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By Laura Cyrus, Director of Corporate Engagement, Truckers Against Trafficking Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is a 501(c)3 that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and busing industries to combat human trafficking. As January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month with January 11th designated as Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the Truckers Against […]

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Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse on Track for 2020 Implementation Date

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The long-awaited Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is moving forward as planned with a mandatory compliance date of January 2020. Employers will be able to check the database to see if a driver has had a previous positive or refusal test.  Information on completion of the return-to-duty […]

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Understanding the FMCSA’s New Rule on Insulin-Treated Diabetes for Drivers

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By Abigail S. Potter – Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations. Based in Arlington, VA., Abigail is an issue expert on drug and alcohol regulations, medical qualifications, commercial drivers licensing, occupational health and safety compliance, distracted driving, and highway statistics. On September 19, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety […]

Infographic: Hair Testing 101

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Is your company’s goal to create a drug-free workplace, one that places safety as a top priority? If so, you may want to consider adding hair testing to your current drug testing program. Hair testing helps detect more illegal drug users, reduces illegal drug use among current employees and deters drug users from applying to companies […]

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 […]