ARE TRUCK DRIVERS TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE?
The federal government reports that over the last dozen years the number of commercial transportation workers who failed drugged tests jumped 77 percent. This group includes commercial truck drivers. Perhaps linked, the number of people killed in truck accidents has risen significantly over the last few years as well.
What’s being done to keep truck drivers under the influence of drugs off the road?
Over-the-road truckers are subject to federally mandated drug testing. Trucking companies hiring a new truck driver must test the driver for drugs and cannot hire him or her if the test returns positive for drug use. Read more about the ARE TRUCK DRIVERS TESTED...