Ban on Texting While Driving in Pennsylvania & New CDL Requirements

Recently, members of McNees Wallace &Nurick LLC’s Transportation, Distribution &Logistics Group issued an Alertcontaining twoarticles thatwill certainly be of interest to many employers. The Alert can be accessed by clicking here.

Thefirst 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 which bans texting while driving on all Pennsylvania roadways effective March 9, 2012.

Employers should review these developments carefully and revise their policies as necessary.