CBD Oils and Drug Screens

One of the more common questions we get from our clients revolves around the use of CBD oils and how they affect drug screens. What is CBD? CBD is short for Cannabidiol. THC and CBD are two of the chemicals found in both cannabis and hemp plants. Depending on the...
CMS Attends TIM

CMS Attends TIM

“What does traffic management training have in common with MRO services?” CMS recently joined the members of the Tennessee Trucking Association in their Traffic Incidence Management (TIM) training here in Chattanooga. In addition to getting a chance to see some of our...
FMCSA Adding Opioids to DOT Panel

FMCSA Adding Opioids to DOT Panel

It’s official! Attached is the final ruling on the Expanded Opiates for the DOT panel.  Starting January 1, expanded opiates (opioids) will be included on all DOT tests. Hasn’t the DOT ALWAYS tested for Painkillers? The DOT panel has always included...
CMS Welcomes Visitors

CMS Welcomes Visitors

“A deal is not where one person takes advantage over another for profit. A deal is where both people feel as if they received a fair value and are looking forward to repeating the same deal tomorrow and the next day.” – Larry Burgess Visitors are not uncommon on the...
TIDA Conference Recap

TIDA Conference Recap

The T.I.D.A. [Trucking Industry Defense Association] Conference was unique. It is ‘the other half’. What does that mean? The ‘first half’ is CMS – we assist our clients in hiring, qualifying, and keeping the best drivers. We base this on negative drug screens, a...
TIDA Advanced Seminar: Expect the Unexpected

TIDA Advanced Seminar: Expect the Unexpected

QUESTION:  What do you call 50 lawyers in a room with 50 trucking claims analysts, and two CMS guys? ANSWER:  The 2017 TIDA Advanced Seminar TIDA [Trucking Industry Defense Association] is a twenty-four year old nonprofit association devoted to sharing knowledge and...