Author: Brian Peters

WHAT IS A SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROFESSIONAL?

WHAT IS A SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROFESSIONAL?

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) first published Alcohol and Drug Testing Rules for safety-sensitive transportation workers in 1994. The rules identify Certified Employee Assistance Professionals...

What Triggers a DOT Compliance Audit?

When it comes to a DOT compliance audit, it’s not a matter of “if”, it’s a matter of “when”. An audit is triggered after an accident or poor review during a roadside stop. These audits can also be triggered...

Captains’ License Information

Licenses are required in order to legally carry passengers for hire. This includes charters for fishing, sightseeing, diving, transportation, teaching or any use which is considered a “passenger for hire”...

Guidelines for School Bus Operators

OVERVIEW The applicability of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) varies depending on the type of transportation provided in a school bus. This document is designed to clarify what Federal...

Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT)

FMCSA’s Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations set the baseline for training requirements for entry-level drivers. This includes those applying to: Obtain a Class A or Class B CDL for the first time;...