More truckers to face drug tests

December 26, 2019


Land Line Now, Dec. 26, 2019.

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FMCSA is increasing the percentage of truckers randomly selected for drug tests annually. Also, we’ll trace some of 2019’s avoided legislative disasters.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

From informing stranded drivers about what’s going on to an online load board that experienced some trouble over the holiday, it’s all the news that matters to truckers for today.

II. Clearing up the Clearinghouse

There has been a good amount of confusion over the upcoming January launch of the FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. We’ll explain it all, including who needs to register and when.

III. Local police may soon get radar in Pennsylvania

Massachusetts officials are struggling to fund a transportation funding shortfall, while Pennsylvania’s local police are a step closer to using radar. Also, we’ll have some important notices from the Land Line Now Community Bulletin Board.

IV. More truckers to face drug tests; avoided disasters

The FMCSA is proposing to increase the percentage of truckers randomly selected for drug tests each year. Also, we’ll go over some avoided legislative disasters of 2019.

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