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Report: Americans Are Now More Likely To Die Of An Opioid Overdose Than On The Road

January 15, 2019

For the first time in U.S. history, a leading cause of deaths — vehicle crashes — has been surpassed in likelihood by opioid overdoses, according to a new report on preventable deaths from the National Safety Council. Click to read more… https://www.npr.org/2019/01/14/684695273/report-americans-are-now-more-likely-to-die-of-an-opioid-overdose-than-on-the-ro Read More

2019 DOT Random Testing Rates

January 04, 2019

With 2019 upon us, it’s time for employers to review and update their substance abuse testingprograms in order to stay compliant with state laws and federal regulations. For Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated employers, the start of a new year means that updates to random rates are needed. Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has Read More

Random testing rates for 2019

January 01, 2019

In the fourth quarter, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) agencies and the U.S. Coast Guard publish their annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates for the next year. Federal employers must comply with any changes to the random rates beginning on January 1. Click to read… Random testing rates for 2019 Read More

Top 10 U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest marijuana positivity

December 21, 2018

Where does your state rank? Click to read more…https://blog.employersolutions.com/top-10-u-s-cities-with-the-highest-marijuana-positivity/ Read More

FMCSA drug testing program in DOT crosshairs

December 20, 2018

Maybe a foreshadow of things to come? Will this impact the random rates for 2019 and beyond? What will be the impacts of new testing methodologies? Interesting to see how the landscape is changing. Click to read more… https://www.freightwaves.com/news/regulations/dot-considering-fmcsa-drug-program-review#.XBvFxI8I0PY.linkedin= Read More