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New ATA Policy Addresses Marijuana Challenges in Trucking

More than 93 million Americans now live where marijuana is legal for recreational use – what's a safety-sensitive industry like trucking to do? The American Trucking Associations has endorsed a new set of policies to address the issues.

NHTSA Awards Grants to Improve Roadway Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted five non-governmental organizations $1.8 million for diverse initiatives aimed at improving safety on the nation's highways.

New $2.3 Million Grant Program Aims to Reduce Drugged Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police recently launched a new program that will provide $2.3 million in funding for state and local agencies to offer Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement and Drug Recognition to law enforcement officers, judges and prosecutors.

Trucking Alliance: Driver Drug Use a Top Trucking Safety Issue

A safety-focused group of trucking and logistics companies has released the results of what it calls a first-of-its-kind study showing “compelling evidence that thousands of habitual drug users are skirting a system designed to prohibit drug use in transportation.”

Truckers, Drugs and Safety

Amid national trends such as the rapid rise of marijuana legalization and a continuing opioid abuse crisis, trucking faces some disturbing trends of its own. Part one of HDT's Trucking Under the Influence Series.