ATA Daily Digest: 10.29.19

HHS Establishes Guidelines for Oral-Fluid Specimen Drug Testing

The Department of Health and Human Services has established scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of oral fluid specimens for use in the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs.

Driver Detention Time Creeps Upward

Back in 2018, when freight hauling capacity became perhaps as tight as any time in history, trucking companies began to see more shippers stepping up to the plate, actively collaborating with carriers to drive up efficiency, drive down detention time — the bane of every truck driver — and, most importantly for the shipper, secure scarce capacity.

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