UPDATE: Oklahoma will begin issuing RealID in some locations beginning July 1, 2020 11 Answers to Your Real ID Questions So much talk about “Real ID” creates confusion about license requirements. What is a Real ID? What is the purpose of a Real ID? How is a Real ID different from a CDL license? What’s…

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What is a “C/TPA?” A C/TPA, or Consortium/Third Party Administrator (also referred to as a “service agent”), manages all or part of your company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing program. A comprehensive C/TPA also helps you create drug-free workplace programs and stays on top of federal laws for you. Simply put, a good TPA makes…

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Hiring a TPA to manage your drug and alcohol testing program can be stressful, particularly when it comes to regulation based testing. Before you make that big decision, consider the following 8 simple questions that can help you properly hire a great TPA for the least amount of money. 1. Will I be able to…

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Let’s jump right into the mess. The Clearinghouse is a new FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) requirement that tracks drug and alcohol violations. (Think: refusals and positives) Every CDL licensed driver that is regulated under the FMCSA must be registered through the Clearinghouse (see link to registration at the bottom). In addition, each employer…

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Rig life can certainly be stressful: shared quarters with other men, away from your family, moving consistently, sheesh. As valued employees, it’s necessary that your workers be on site in “man camps” to increase productivity but also to ensure safety.  Why limit your scope of safety? We can help expand your ability to do that. …

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