Keeping Our Children Safe: The Vital Need to Conduct and Enforce Background Checks for School Bus Drivers

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Commercial truck drivers who deliver vital commodities across the United States must pass thorough background checks and meet stringent safety regulations.

Yet a recent CBS News investigation revealed that many school bus drivers – the people charged with protecting the safety of children on the road to and from schools and summer camps – are not held to the same exacting standards. And the results of such leniency have occasionally proven catastrophic.

According to the article, there are approximately 22,000 bus crashes a year, leaving thousands of students injured. And on average, at least once a week a school bus driver is arrested for driving under the influence, child pornography, or even sexual assault.


DAC Employment History File [Infographic]

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Did you know that the DAC Employment History File or DAC Report has helped over 1 million drivers get hired? As HireRight celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the file, we’d like to thank the 2,500 plus current motor carriers and driving schools across the country who have contributed to its success. With more than 6 […]


The Economic Outlook for Trucking in 2015 [Podcast]

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Welcome to HireRight’s first Transportation podcast in conjunction with the American Trucking Associations. Bob Costello, Chief Economist at ATA discusses the U.S. Economy and the impact to the trucking industry. While there were some issues that led to suppressed freight volumes earlier this year, Bob predicts the economy to get back on track shortly. With […]