The FMCSA this week has announced an updated website with information about the Commercial Driver's License Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. CDL drivers and their employers will be required to use the Clearinghouse beginning January 6, 2020.
By Steve Wilhelms, CFS, ACS
Executive Vice President & COO of InfoStream
The commercial trucking industry is flooded with acronyms. You are probably aware of the meaning of all the letters listed above. But do you really know the meaning of the "ISS score" and the impact it can have on your entire operation?
FACT: Accidents Happen! How you respond will determine the accident’s impact on your company’s sustainability, exposure, brand, and profitability. Those in the transportation industry know that when a driver is involved in an accident, dealing with the aftermath is unpleasant -- especially if fatalities are involved.
It’s no secret that driving a truck is an inherently unhealthy occupation. The sedentary and cramped working environment, the limited availability of healthy food, and extreme fatigue all contribute to truck drivers’ propensity for poor health.
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