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.


Using Insurance MVRs for Hiring Purposes – A Risky Practice

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When hiring commercial drivers, motor carriers will routinely contact their insurance agent to have drivers added to their business insurance policy. The agency will then run a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) to determine if the driver meets the underwriting guidelines of the policy. In some instances, insurance agencies provide the MVRs they ordered to their […]


PSP vs. MVR: What’s the Difference?

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An essential screening tool that all motor carriers should consider using is the Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP). PSP can provide additional safety performance information that may not be disclosed by other background screening checks. The data provided by PSP will depend on how often a particular driver was selected for a roadside inspection or was […]


2014 Initiatives that Impact Transportation Background Screening

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There are a number of new legislative and regulatory changes on the horizon for driver qualifications requirements in 2014. These initiatives are the beginning stages in developing a groundwork for a more robust and comprehensive reporting infrastructure at the state and federal level. Medical Certifications on MVRs By the end of January 2014, all commercial […]