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New Clearinghouse Rule Now in Effect: What it Means for Your Drivers

The new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse Rule cracks down on drivers with one or more drug or alcohol violations in their past. Specifically, states will no longer be allowed to issue, renew or upgrade learner’s permits or commercial driver’s license to such drivers. Operators also will have their CLP or CDL privilege stripped from their licenses until they’ve undergone the required return-to-duty process and testing. The new rule aims at making the roadways as safe as possible and allows police to quickly spot prohibited drivers when running a license check during a traffic stop.


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