Recently, members of McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC’s Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Group issued an Alert containing two articles that will certainly be of interest to many employers.
The first article, by Barbara A. Darkes, summarizes Pennsylvania’s implementation of the new medical certification requirements for individuals holding Commercial Drivers Licenses.

The second article, by James J. Franklin, summarizes a new law that bans texting while driving on all Pennsylvania roadways effective March 9, 2012. Employers should review these developments carefully and revise their policies as necessary.
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