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Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!

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Most Americans don’t realize how essential truck drivers are to the quality of their lives. To see how the trucking industry has affected your life, take a look around your house, your yard, the food in your pantry, the products at your child’s school, or the clothes on your back. Most of what you see […]

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Infographic- What Background Checks are Required for Commercial Drivers?

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Here’s a quick checklist of the basic requirements for pre-employment background checks on drivers mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, including commercial drivers who operate passenger or property-carrying vehicles. Be sure to check out our eBook on best practices, our webinar or podcast on hair drug testing. We also have a wealth of […]

Dr. Simo talks about Hair Drug Testing

Podcast: Hair Drug Testing

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In this edition of MRO Talks, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer discusses the benefits of using hair as a specimen for pre-employment drug testing programs. Compared to urine testing, hair is resistant to subversion tactics (adulteration or substitution). Rather than the hours or days covered by a body fluid test, hair covers a […]

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Driver Medical Qualifications: The Status of FMCSA’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

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By: Abigail Potter, Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations Over the last decade, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been working towards improving standards for how commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers are medically qualified. One significant improvement FMCSA made toward standardizing the medical qualifications program was the […]

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The Candidate Experience: From First Impression to Onboarding

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As part of our preparations for the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we created the HireRight Candidate Commitment – our promise to candidates who trust us with their personal data. We make these eight commitments to every candidate we screen. We will manage your data as required by regulation We will be clear and transparent […]

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HireRight’s Enhanced Drug and Health Screening Services [Podcast]

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Welcome to this second edition of MRO Talks. In this particular episode, instead of discussing general industry news, we wanted to talk about some exciting enhancements to our drug and health screening services. In the coming months, we will be expanding our laboratory and clinic partnerships to create what will be the largest electronically-enabled collection […]