Frequently Asked Questions About the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

By Larry Barton, Joe Morten & Son, Inc., Risk Management Specialist   The roll out of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Drug ...

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is A Game Changer

Technology is quickly catching up to the trucking industry, and the FMCSA’s new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is a game changer. On January 6, 2020, ...

Preventing Crashes With Stationary Objects

Hitting stationary objects are preventable crashes. The key to preventing such accidents is to recognize the hazards that can lead to a collision ...

U.S. Launches Paycheck Protection Program

To ease the burden of employers and employees of small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Congress has signed into law the ...

Combatting Substance Abuse

Substance abuse involves more than taking illegal drugs. It also includes misusing alcohol, prescription medications, and other legal substances if ...

Focus On Mindfulness To Improve Driving

With the advent of more and more technologies competing for our attention, it is becoming more difficult for humans to sift through a swarm of ...

Congestion, Construction Among Spring Driving Hazards

Spring has returned for most of the country, which means operations staff should take time to remind drivers of the seasonal risks that come with ...

Ask The Safety Rep: Where Can I Get Low-Cost Or Free DOT Compliance Materials?

WHERE CAN I GET LOW-COST OR FREE DOT COMPLIANCE MATERIALS? Motor carriers will be pleased to discover new safety and compliance resources available ...

Know The Hazards Of Rollovers

Tractor-trailers typically have a high center of gravity, which makes them susceptible to rollover crashes. The key to preventing a rollover is for ...

Employee Fatigue Is A Risk That Can Be Managed

Sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and insomnia are just a few sleep disorders that affect all employees, not only truck drivers. According to the ...