Why is HireRight DAC the most-trusted background screening solution provider in the trucking industry? Serving the transportation industry since 1981, we’ve helped thousands of trucking companies put qualified drivers behind the wheel. Thanks to our knowledgeable staff and proprietary DAC Employment History File (a database containing over 6 million records with thousands more added monthly), our driver screening solutions are fast, accurate, and comprehensive.

HireRight can customize screening packages based on best practices that meet your budget, regulatory compliance requirements and level of risk tolerance. We recommend the following set of core screening services for your safety and non-safety sensitive positions. Additional products are available for a more in-depth background screen. Please contact us to discuss our full line of product offerings.

Safety Sensitive Positions

Driving records provide state DMV-reported information on the applicant’s driver’s license, license class and type, endorsements, restrictions, driving violations, suspensions and DUIs when available. read more...
The existence of a driver’s current and up to three prior Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDLs) are reported through the Commercial Drivers License Information System (CDLIS). The search also includes HireRight’s proprietary Multiple License File which may list additional states in which a driver’s license was held that are not contained in CDLIS.
Previous driver work histories, drug and alcohol histories and driver school performance can be verified instantly through HireRight’s proprietary database with access to 6 million+ commercial driver records. More than 2,500 carriers contribute to the database with thousands of records added monthly.
Drug and alcohol history and pre-employment drug test results for commercial drivers can be accessed instantly from our database of more than 4 million records.
Driver records are obtained through the FMCSA’s PSP report, which includes the most recent five years of crash data (DOT recordable accidents) and three years of roadside inspection data from the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS).
In one step, order a combined verification on a driver’s work history, drug/alcohol history and DOT accidents, if applicable.
A wider geographic search is performed by investigating additional sources to locate criminal records in jurisdictions beyond applicant’s known address history and stated work locations. No records or information are reported from Widescreen Plus sources. Widescreen Plus is used only to identify additional jurisdictions to search.
County criminal court records are searched to identify whether an applicant has a criminal record history in the jurisdictions corresponding to their address history.
Tests for the presence of illicit substances using a five-panel DOT-compliant drug test and Federal Custody and Control Form (CCF). Pre-Employment, post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, follow-up and return-to-duty testing is available.
Tests for the presence of alcohol (breath or saliva) using DOT-approved device and DOT alcohol testing forms. Post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, follow-up and return-to-duty testing is available.
The standard exam includes a complete physical exam result report that contains exam details such as physical expiration date, physical type and certification status, plus an image of the original Medical Examination Reports for each completed result. The premier exam contains all of the above, including a compliance review by a medical professional who will screen the DOT report for completeness and compliance with federal regulations.
Streamlines the Department of Homeland Security’s employment eligibility process by using electronic I-9 forms and quickly determines an applicant’s work eligibility status using the E-Verify system (if enrolled).

Non-Safety Sensitive Positions

Driving records provide state DMV-reported information on the applicant’s driver’s license, license class and type, endorsements, restrictions, driving violations, suspensions and DUIs when available.
An applicant’s previous work history is verified by directly contacting former employers or their authorized agents to obtain dates of employment, position, reasons for leaving, rehire eligibility and salary history.
Searches are performed with higher education institutions or their authorized agents to validate the applicant’s receipt of degrees, certificates and/or diplomas.
Verifies an applicant’s license with the issuing authority, reveals disciplinary actions, renewal and expiration dates.
Interviews are conducted with an applicant’s former colleague or co-worker to gain greater insight into their professional background.
A wider search is performed by investigating additional sources to locate criminal records in jurisdictions beyond applicant’s known address history and stated work locations. No records or information are reported from Widescreen Plus sources. Widescreen Plus is used only to identify additional jurisdictions to search.
County criminal court records are searched to identify whether an applicant has a criminal record history in the jurisdictions corresponding to their address history.
Streamlines the Department of Homeland Security’s employment eligibility process by using electronic I-9 forms and quickly determines an applicant’s work eligibility status using the E-Verify system (if enrolled).
Tests for the presence of illicit drug use and provides the option of multiple panels and lab-based or instant tests to fit an employer’s needs.
Checks for the presence of alcohol to determine potential alcohol use. HireRight offers several alcohol test methods such as breath, saliva and blood tests.