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DOT Physicals In Longview, TX: Regular Physicals Help To Insure Road Safety

dot physicals Longview TXMoving goods back and forth across Texas and rest of the country is important for business and for consumers but moving these goods safely should be the primary concern for commercial motor vehicle drivers.  Not only should they worry about their own safety but they should also be concerned with the safety of the driving public.  The U.S. Department of Transportation requires most drivers of commercial vehicles to have DOT physicals administered in Longview, TX and at many other locations around the country to insure that they are healthy enough to handle the demanding job of commercial vehicle driver. Are you a commercial vehicle driver who needs a physical?  If you operate a motor vehicle that carries 9 to 15 passengers, drive the vehicle more than 75 miles from where you report to work and the vehicle is driven interstate then you must get a physical.  If the commercial vehicle you...
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Drivers Support NASCAR Drug Testing System But Curious About Unknowns

NASCAR Drug TestingBy Jeff Gluck | SB Nation – Fri, Jul 13, 2012 3:55 PM EDT What would you do if you were one of AJ Allmendinger's NASCAR driver colleagues this week? With few details about Allmendinger's positive drug test available, would not knowing the specific substance make you nervous? Would you double-check your supplements and prescriptions to make sure they were OK? How would you answer reporters' queries about the situation? And perhaps the biggest question: Would you believe there could have been a mistake? Allmendinger remained the hot topic at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday, even though he wasn't at the track. The Penske Racing driver was suspended from NASCAR after testing positive for what his camp said was a banned stimulant (Allmendinger contends he doesn't know how that happened). For fitness-savvy drivers who take various supplements and vitamins to help their workouts and keep them healthy, you'd think the thought of...
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New federal law bans synthetic drugs

By: Don Davis, Bemidji Pioneer ST. PAUL – Synthetic substances that mimic traditional illegal drugs, and are killing young people in increasing numbers, now are against federal law. President Barack Obama Monday signed a food and drug safety bill into law with provisions outlawing synthetic drugs such 2C-E and “spice.” Police attribute at least two Minnesota youths’ deaths to synthetic drugs, as well as a recent one in North Dakota. However, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., she has heard from families that blame deaths on what some call “designer drugs,” but have no proof that was the cause of death. Many other youths have been hospitalized with synthetic drug problems. The new law bans 2C-I, which Klobuchar’s office said was what last month killed 17-year-old Elijah Stai of Park Rapids, Minn. Also, Christian Bjerk, 18, of Grand Forks, N.D., died in a case police link to Stai’s death. “In Minnesota and...
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