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FMCSA Clearinghouse Is Here

Published on January 6, 2020 By swatson

 The FMCSA Clearinghouse, mandated by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) highway bill of 2012, is now live. Heartland Intervention is registered and ready for this important change. Registration for FMCSA Clearinghouse is required for employers, consortium/third-party administrators, Medical Review Officers and Substance Abuse Professionals (SAPs) Clearinghouse Impact The Clearinghouse is expected […]

FMCSA Increases Testing Rates

Published on December 30, 2019 By swatson

Testing Rate Increases in 2020 The FMCSA announced recently that they have increased the drug testing rates for employees in safety-sensitive duty. Truck drivers and others covered by the rule will likely be subject to an increased number of random drug screens in 2020. The alcohol rate remains at 10%. According to a document published […]

Drivers Face DOT Changes

Published on February 12, 2018 By swatson

The FMCSA has proposed changes that will require states to “downgrade” the CDL of those who fail a DOT urine drug screen or breath alcohol test. Scott J. Watson, a DOT-qualified Substance Abuse Professional explains the proposed regulation.

Transportation Safety

Published on April 14, 2014 By swatson

Heartland Intervention’s Scott J. Watson will be addressing the 9th Annual Federal Transit Administration Drug and Alcohol Program National Conference. The goal of both is to help keep the travelling public safe.

DOT/SAP: 5 Things That Might Surprise You

Published on July 1, 2013 By swatson

Heartland Intervention, LLC details 5 must-know things about the DOT Return to Duty process.