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CBD Oils May Result in DOT-Testing Violation

CBD Oils May Result in DOT-Testing Violation

Use of THC is forbidden for a regulated driver, no matter the source. As a result, medical and recreational marijuana and some CBD oils, even if legal under state law, are federally banned.

March 4, 2019

Over 50% of Michigan Medical Marijuana Users Drive High

Over 50% of Michigan Medical Marijuana Users Drive High

Some 56% of people who use medical cannabis for chronic pain say they have driven under the influence of the drug within two hours of using it, according to a new study from the University of Michigan.

January 25, 2019

Michigan Legalizes Recreational Marijuana
Panel Explores Legalized Marijuana Impacts on Trucking Industry

Panel Explores Legalized Marijuana Impacts on Trucking Industry

Trucking is caught between a rock and a hard place when it comes to marijuana, between public opinion and increasingly liberal state laws on cannabis use on one hand, and a federal government that classifies marijuana as one of the most dangerous illegal drugs on the other.

October 28, 2018

Crashes Rise in Four Legal Marijuana States

Crashes Rise in Four Legal Marijuana States

Insurance claims in four states that have legalized recreational marijuana have increased 6%, while police-reported crashes have increased 5% in three of the states.

October 22, 2018

Expert to Show Marijuana’s Effect on the Brain While Driving
Pot Breathalyzer Device Holds Promise for Detecting Drug Impairment
How to Address Drug Use in a Fleet Policy

How to Address Drug Use in a Fleet Policy

Drug use, and marijuana use in particular, has increased in recent years. So much so, that it has overtaken alcohol use as the leading cause of vehicle fatalities.

July 26, 2018

Marijuana: Most Common Drug in Fatally Injured Drivers

Marijuana: Most Common Drug in Fatally Injured Drivers

Marijuana has become the leading drug found in fatally injured drivers, and its usage has spiked largely because nine states have legalized it for recreational use, according to a new report form Government Highway Safety Association.

June 1, 2018

NHTSA to Host Summit on Drugged Driving

NHTSA to Host Summit on Drugged Driving

Scheduled for March, the event will launch a broader agency initiative focused on finding solutions to the growing problem of driving under the influence of drugs.

January 25, 2018

Marijuana Use and Driving

Marijuana Use and Driving

This video, produced by the Los Angeles Times, offers five facts about marijuana use and driving. Video courtesy of L.A. Times via YouTube. 

January 8, 2018

Marijuana Use Still Illegal on Calif. Roads
Marijuana-Linked Road Deaths Up in Colorado

Marijuana-Linked Road Deaths Up in Colorado

In 2016, Colorado drivers in fatal crashes tested positive for marijuana 20% of the time. The state voted to legalize recreational use of the drug in late 2012.

August 29, 2017

Report Warns States About Marijuana Legalization
Legal Marijuana Tied to Crash Increase

Legal Marijuana Tied to Crash Increase

Three states that have legalized recreational cannabis see a 3% overall increase in collision claim frequencies, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute.

June 26, 2017

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