Distracted Driving

What CDL Drivers Need to Know about Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2012 alone, 3,328 were killed in distracted driving crashes. Distracted driving has always been a top hazard facing CDL drivers. With the increase of cell phone use, especially texting, truck drivers face more challenges than ever to focus on safety […]

Everything You Need to Know About Employee Drug Screens

Substance and alcohol abuse can potentially cost businesses between $7,000 and $15,000 per year as substance abusers typically have more sick days, lower productivity and are at a higher risk for causing or being involved in work-related accidents. While many employers understand the importance of proper drug screening of their workers, there […]

Drug Testing FAQ

BWC Reminds All CDL Holders Self Certification Due this Friday

Originally published by Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles As of January 30, 2012, new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations began to require all CDL holders to self-certify their expected type of commercial driving to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) prior to any issuance of a commercial driver license […]

Top apps for trucking companies

5 Apps Your Lake County Trucking Company Needs

In the last few years, it seems like apps for smartphones and tablets have taken over as the “go-to” resource for many consumers. Even businesses are increasingly relying on apps to help boost efficiency and make the most out of limited resources and budgets. Trucking companies are no different. While […]

What Your Drivers Need to Obtain a CDL Medical Certificate

Are you looking to hire a new truck driver?  Be aware of the medical requirements for obtaining a Commercial Drivers’ License Medical Certificate:   A CDL driver must have at least 20/40 vision in each eye, with or without glasses A CDL driver cannot be an insulin dependent diabetic A […]

CDL Medical Certificate