News and Industry Information

Stay up to date on industry trends and topics

FMCSA Goes For Stricter Vision Standards

13 September 2021

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Medical Review Board (MRB), a five-member panel of physicians that provides expert advice to the agency, has recommended that the current field-of-vision requirement for drivers with vision loss in one eye be changed from 70 degrees to 120 degrees. 

Why ICSA Requires Hair Testing for Drugs

13 September 2021

Hair testing is the only drug testing method available that provides up to a 90-day history of repetitive drug use. When compared with urine testing, hair testing tends to provide a greater number of positives due to its longer detection window. Research shows that the positive rate for hair testing is over 5% compared to a urine positive rate in the 2% range.

How Close is SAFE in Your Truck?

06 July 2021

Maintaining the proper following distance gives you time to make good, well-planned decisions and affords other drivers the opportunity to do the same. What is your regular following distance? Adding even one more second can be a game changer. 

Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT)

01 January 2021

ICSA is partnering with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) to encourage truckers to get TAT trained and become certified in recognizing and reporting suspected human trafficking.