FMCSA Annual Random Controlled Substances Testing Percentage Rate for Calendar Year 2016

The FMCSA announces, pursuant to 49 CFR 382.305, that it is reducing the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) requiring a commercial driver’s license (CDL) from the current rate of 50 percent of the average number of driver positions to 25 percent of the average … Read more

US Drug Czar: Heroin Overdoses Are Top Concern of His Agency

WASHINGTON – Michael Botticelli, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, told a Congressional panel Wednesday that overdoses from heroin and prescription opioids is the most urgent concern facing his agency. “There is no more pressing issue,” said Botticelli, who testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee hearing on the nation’s … Read more