FMCSA orders Idaho truck driver off the road after crash and DUI violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an imminent hazard order to an Idaho-based truck driver who was involved in a crash earlier this month.

The FMCSA issued a federal order to prevent truck driver Shane R. Warr, 57, from operating a commercial motor vehicle in intrastate or interstate commerce. The order was served to Warr on February 8, 2021.

The order was issued after a crash that occurred on February 3, 2021, in Pocatello, Idaho.

Authorities say that Warr was driving a truck on I-15 when he crossed over the median and struck two passenger vehicles. One of the drivers was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries.

Following the crash, the Idaho State Police performed two breathalyzer tests on Warr a few minutes apart. The first test showed a breath alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.132. the second result showed a BAC of 0.124. The legal BAC limit for a CDL holder is 0.04.

The FMCSA says Warr was charged with felony DUI and two misdemeanor charges of possession of an open container and carrying a concealed weapon while under the influence of alcohol.

The FMCSA says that this was not Warr’s first DUI offense. “In August 2016, Warr was convicted in Idaho for driving under the influence of alcohol and had his license suspended for one year,” the agency said.

Warr will not be allowed to return to truck driving until he successfully completes the statutorily required return-to-duty process overseen by a Substance Abuse Professional.