America’s Truck Driver Shortage is Directly Related to Marijuana Legalization – Is It Time To Change the Rules?

As of December 2022, the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse’s latest data indicates an 18% rise in positive drug tests and refusals to take a drug test. The figures jumped from last year’s 59,011 to 69,668. Marijuana use accounts for most of the surge, with a 31.6% increase in violations recorded in 2022, reaching 40,916.