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Drug/Alcohol Rule

FMCSA to issue long-sought rule on CDL drug/alcohol clearinghouse

A proposed rule, which trucking has lobbied some 15 years for, to set up a national clearinghouse— a central database-- of CDL holders to track those in violation of federal drug/alcohol-use regulations has at last been announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). According to the agency, the rule “would help improve roadway safety by making it easier to determine whether a truck or bus driver is prohibited from operating a commercial motor vehicle for ...