Impact of the New DOT Drug Testing Panel

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The Department of Transportation (DOT) made a final ruling on new DOT panels which will go into effect on January 1, 2018. These revisions now complement DOT testing regulations with the Health and Human Services (HHS) Mandatory Guidelines that were revised earlier this year. In response to the current opioid crisis, the DOT drug testing program will now include testing for expanded opiates. Read more here!

Facts and Fiction: Understanding the Electronic Logging Device Requirement

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Implementation of the FMCSA’s electronic logging device (ELD) requirement is only a few weeks away. On December 18, 2017, all drivers that currently maintain paper logs will be required to use an ELD for hours of service (HOS) compliance.

Before the deadline, both motor carriers and professional drivers will need to ensure their operations are prepared for the ELD rule requirements.

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Don’t Be a Turkey When Interviewing Candidates!

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This year, many recent hires may be giving thanks they were able to take interview questions that were staler than last year’s apple pie and knock them out of the park like the Astro’s George Springer.

To avoid looking like a turkey, here are a few questions that savvy recruiters and hiring managers may want to drop from the interview menu.

How to Manage Driver Risk With Ongoing MVR Monitoring

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Are you concerned about your drivers operating equipment with a suspended or revoked driver’s license?

Relying on drivers to provide violation notifications or waiting until annual motor vehicle record (MVR) reviews to learn about a recent citation or license revocation may be detrimental to your business and reputation. Your ability to quickly identify new citations, unlicensed and high-risk drivers each month can be an effective tool to help reduce fines and accidents — and the costs of potential litigation, settlements or judgments.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 19% of motor vehicle fatalities involved drivers with invalid licenses.

Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 6 of 12

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now just six months away from becoming law and many global companies are not fully prepared for this major legislation.

In our 12-part blog series exploring the impact of the GDPR legislation on employment screening programs in the EU, HireRight Associate General Counsel in EMEA, Caroline Smith, addresses the key issues and concepts you need to understand to get you and your company’s employment screening program GDPR-Ready.

Which Drug Screening Specimen is the Best? [Podcast]

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Welcome to the first quarterly edition of MRO Talks with Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer. In this podcast, we will be discussing, “Which Drug Screening Specimen is Best”, including: The best specimens to use based on your drug-free workplace program configuration Strengths of incorporating urine, oral fluid and hair testing into your program […]