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Compliance with School Bus Driver Drug, Alcohol Testing Tricky During Closures

A study by the University of Southern California found that as more people are forced to stay indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, alcohol...
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New CDL Clearinghouse Flags 8,000 Driver Substance-Abuse Violations in First Weeks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said its commercial driver’s license (CDL) drug and alcohol clearinghouse that launched last month is working as intended. The...

Federal Guidance Cautions Against CBD Oil Use by School Bus Drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation is reminding school bus drivers and other commercial vehicle operators to “exercise caution” when considering using CBD oil because...

FMCSA Extends State Query Provision of CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it will implement a three-year delay to a provision of its commercial driver drug and alcohol...
A school bus driver was arrested for DUII after a Nov. 13, 2019 crash with 10 children on board. New evidence released on Dec. 4, 2019, indicates the driver was not under the influence of a controlled substance. (Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.)

Watch: Oregon School Bus Driver Faces DUII Charges

An Oregon school bus driver was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), after he reportedly drove a school bus off the road and into...

School Bus Drivers: Use CBD Oil at Your Own Peril

Springfield Public School bus drivers in Missouri received a dire warning last month about using cannabidiol (CBD) oil, possibly causing them to test positive...

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Registration Now Open

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced that users can now create secure online accounts in the new...

FMCSA Resources for Implementing Upcoming Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released additional online resources for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders, employers, state driver licensing agencies, medical review...

N.J. School Bus Driver Given Narcan After Alleged Overdose, Crash

A school bus driver for private bus vendor F and A Transportation was arrested after she crashed her school bus into a tree this...

NHTSA Awards $100K Drug-Impaired Driving Grant

In the ongoing campaign to combat drug-impaired driving on our roads, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced today that it has awarded over $100,000...

June 2020

June Cover 2020
This month's issue of STN discusses the coronavirus pandemic and how transportation directors are preparing to transport...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...