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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 […]

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6 Conversational Recruiting Techniques to Jump-Start Driver Recruitment

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The recruiting process is essential for a motor carrier’s success, yet recruiters are struggling to bring in the number and quality of drivers that fleets require for the long term. To be successful in today’s competitive market, recruiters must rethink how they interact with potential employees. The Recruitment Process is Fundamentally Broken W. Kelly Anderson, […]

FMCSA Adds New Data to Pre-Employment Screening Program

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In 2010, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was mandated by Congress to begin providing individual driver performance records from its Motor Carrier Management Information System via the Pre-employment Screening Program (PSP). The PSP provides up to three years of valuable roadside inspections data and five years of DOT-recordable accident data.  On February 28, 2011, […]

DOT Publishes CY 2011 Random Drug & Alcohol Testing Rates

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The Office of Drug & Alcohol Policy & Compliance (ODAPC) has published the random drug and alcohol test rates for calendar year 2011. The chart below outlines the annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates established within Department of Transportation (DOT) Agencies and the USCG for 2011.     NOTE: Employers (and C/TPAs) subject […]

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Driver Monitoring Critical in Light of CSA Scoring

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Recently, an Indiana-based tanker truck driver was charged with several criminal and moving violation counts after causing an accident that killed a young man, among which were reckless homicide and causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Police discovered the driver had been previously cited three times for operating a vehicle while intoxicated […]

Key Benefits of Integrating PSP with your Driver Screening Program

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Transportation companies rely on driver screening programs to maintain a safe roadway and to help protect against the risks of costly fines and penalties. It is critical that companies utilize the latest tools available to enhance their background screening program. One new program, called the Pre-employment Screening Program (PSP), provides access to a valuable new […]