What types of drug screens are there?

What types of drug screens are there?

Urine Drug Screen Urine drug screens are the most popular when it comes to drug testing, making up 95% of the employment drug screenings conducted in the United States. Its popularity is due to its low cost and simple collection process. The specimen collection...

What is a MCS 150 form used for and why its used

The United States Department of Transportation Biennial Update is a federal requirement pertaining to and required of all entities operating under a federally-issued U.S. DOT Number. A U.S. DOT number is a “number” issued by the Federal Motor Carrier...

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 by bad CSA scores for a company. On top of these issues that...

HOW TO CHECK YOUR CSA SCORE FOR TRUCKING COMPANIES

Short for Compliance, Safety, Accountability—CSA Scores are the primary means in which the FMCSA identifies high-risk motor carriers. Scores are compiled by gathering data from roadside inspections, crash reports, investigation results and registration details. All...

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” situation. Many companies require them for boat deliveries....

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; Upgrade an existing Class B CDL to a Class A CDL; or Obtain...