Trucking News

Requiring a Commercial Truck Driver to Pass a Hair Test is the Morally Right Thing to Do

Washington, D.C. – Three Trucking Alliance carrier executives discuss the benefits of hair testing commercial drivers for illegal drug use and why requiring a hair test is “the morally right…

Trucking Alliance Welcomes Schneider

Washington, D.C. – Schneider, a leading US transportation and logistics company, has joined the Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as The Trucking Alliance. Mark Rourke, president and…

New Research Confirms About 300,000 Truck Drivers Would Fail a Hair Test for Illegal Drug Use

Washington, D.C. – If all 3.5 million commercial truck drivers submitted to a hair test, about 300,000 would test positive for illegal drug use. That alarming conclusion is one of…

Employers Should Know if Truck Driver Job Applicants Have Failed a Hair Test for Drug Use

In comments filed June 11 with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, the Trucking Alliance urges that the agency accept a truck driver’s previously failed hair test for…

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Sidelines Drug Impaired Truck Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released its May report of the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. All employers of commercial truck drivers are required to conduct queries in the…

Trucking Alliance Carrier Named to White House Group

J.B. Hunt Transport, a carrier member of The Trucking Alliance, is one of six transportation companies named by President Donald J. Trump to the “Great American Economic Revival Industry Group.”…

Hair Drug Tests Don’t Discriminate

Executive Summary A University of Central Arkansas study of 112,693 paired urine and hair test results for drug use (UCA Hair Test Study) found no evidence that a person’s race…

Road to Zero Coalition Supports Objectives of Transportation Legislation

Road to Zero Coalition Statement on New Transportation & Infrastructure Plan WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Road to Zero Coalition applauds the newly released Moving Forward Framework and its recognition of “zero” as…

New Study Supports Projection of Drug Abuse in the Trucking Industry

Washington, DC – A University of Central Arkansas (UCA) study has concluded that a recent survey of 151,662 truck drivers’ paired urine and hair drug screenings, in which 12,824 failed…

Hair Testing for Drug Use is 14 Times More Effective than a Urinalysis

Study Confirms Undetected Drug Abuse Among Truck Drivers