FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Impacting Truck Driver Shortage

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) – an online database that gives employers and government agencies real-time access to information about holders of commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) and commercial learner’s permits (CLPs) who are covered by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Testing Program…

Webinar Will Examine Defending Motor Carrier Claims for Negligent Entrustment, Hiring, Training, and Retention

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Claims against a trucking company for negligent entrustment, hiring, or retention may seek and may result in increased compensatory damages, punitive damages, expanded discovery, and evidentiary and admissibility advantages for the plaintiff. Motor carriers should perform reasonable investigations into all employees to ensure that an individual’s past…