Why You Should Audit Your Service Agents

Employers of safety-sensitive transportation employees play a vital role in ensuring the safety of their employees and the traveling public. Subsequently, these employers must comply with 49 CFR Part 40 and applicable DOT Agency regulations. The regulations require the employer to use trained professionals and organizations (ie. service agents) to accomplish meeting these requirements. As […]

Department of Transportation Issues Notice on Use of CBD Products by Safety-Sensitive Employees

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) recent notice on the use of cannabidiol (CBD) products serves as a warning to employees in DOT-defined safety-sensitive positions. While the DOT has always had clear regulations strictly prohibiting the use of marijuana for truck drivers, school bus drivers, train engineers, pilots, transit vehicle operators, and the like, the increasingly widespread […]