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The Importance of Vehicle Maintenance and Inspections

Proper vehicle maintenance and regular inspections are essential to comply with The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations and ensure the safety of your fleet. This blog ...

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Understanding FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Testing Requirements

Drug and alcohol testing is a critical component of FMCSA regulations designed to ensure the safety of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operations. This blog breaks down the key requirements for ...

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Spark TS Showcases Innovations at ASLRRA National Conference and Executives Lead Multiple Education Talks

ST. PAUL, MN, USA, March 22, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Spark TS, a transportation SaaS safety, compliance and drug & alcohol testing company, announces its participation at the upcoming American ...

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FMCSA Updates to DOT Downgrades

Effective immediately, FMCSA no longer accepts requests to convert a DOT drug test to a non-DOT test. However, if a violation has been incorrectly reported to the FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol ...

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Spark TS Partners with Rio Grand Pacific Corporation For Dispatching Services

ST. PAUL, MN, USA, March 6, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Spark TS, a transportation SaaS safety, compliance and drug & alcohol testing company, announces a new partnership with Rio Grande Pacific ...

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Addressing Errors in DOT Breath Alcohol Testing

In my nearly 20 years working of in the area of DOT drug and alcohol testing compliance as a DER, Collection Manager, SAP, and TPA, I have learned we are only as strong as are weakest collector. As a ...

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Navigating USDOT Compliance: A Guide for Small and Midsize Enterprises

For small to midsize businesses, understanding the labyrinth of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) regulations is as critical as it is challenging. These rules can seem like roadblocks, ...

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Founder and CEO of Spark TS Honored with Prestigious Recognition in Railway Age’s 2023 Women in Rail

ST. PAUL, MN, USA , November 21, 2023/ EINPresswire.com/ -- Spark TS, a SaaS safety, compliance, and drug & alcohol testing company, announces that its founder and CEO, Katie Inouye, has been ...

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Spark TS Launches FRA-approved Spanish Version of Roadway Worker Protection Training

ST. PAUL, MN, USA , August 22, 2023/ EINPresswire.com/ -- Spark TS, a SaaS safety, compliance, and drug & alcohol testing company, announced the release of the Spanish version of its Roadway ...

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The ODAPC has published all 2024 DOT random drug testing rates

The chart below outlines the annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates established within DOT Agencies for 2024. Event 2024 Random Drug Testing Rate 2024 Random Alcohol Testing Rate ...

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On Demand Webinars List

Watch previous Spark TS Webinars. Explore our on-demand webinars for expert insights on FRA, DOT regulations, safety compliance, and industry best practices, available anytime, anywhere march 2024 ...

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FRA-Approved Spanish Version of Roadway Worker Protection

SPARK TS INTRODUCES SPANISH VERSION OF ROADWAY WORKER PROTECTION TRAINING FOR ENHANCED SAFETY AND ACCESSIBILITY. Railroad safety is paramount to Spark TS, a transportation SaaS company. In a ...

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Why Training is to Blame for Railroad Fatalities and Incidents

When was the last time you discussed the root causes behind railroad incidents? Stick with me here… many of you who know me, know that I am passionate about what I do, the people I work with, and the ...

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What is a DER and what does a DER do?

I have spent a majority of my 20+ year professional career either in the role of a DER or assisting other DERs as a C/TPA. During this time, there has always been a constant - No one knew what a ...

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Join Us for an Upcoming Webinar

Join us for a new webinar in May! Register below. Rail Tasker Demo: What's New Learn about our product enhancements and new modules. We’ll demo our: *Operations testing updates *New certifications ...

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Spark TS To Unveil Groundbreaking Product at ASLRRA

ST. PAUL, MN, USA , March 31, 2023/ EINPresswire.com/ -- Spark TS, a SaaS safety, compliance, drug and alcohol testing third party administrator (TPA) company, announced the expansion of its market ...

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