Driver Screening for Safer Hiring

Because risky drivers can cost your company more than just money.

The Data:

1

A car accident resulting in evident injury incurs an average of $28,000 in total costs.

2

Fatal crashes incur a total economic cost of over 1.5 million dollars

3

The number of large trucks involved in fatal and injury crashes has increased year over year.

What information is shown on a driving records background check?

Moving violations, suspensions, and restrictions

Class (commercial driver’s license, operator)

Driver’s license status (valid, suspended, expired)

DUI, DWI, and other felony or misdemeanor convictions

Personal Driving Records

These reports contain state driving record information dating back 3 to 5 years. Gain peace of mind by obtaining a driving record for all employees with driving responsibilities.

Commercial Driver Reports

These reports contain state driving record information dating back 3 to 5 years. Gain peace of mind by obtaining a driving record for all employees with driving responsibilities.

Man standing next to semi truck with arms crossed.

Peopletrail recommends initiating a driving record check on the following:

  • Employees of courier and chauffeuring companies
  • Commercial drivers
  • Machine operators
  • Contract drivers in the gig economy
  • Any volunteer who drives as part of their volunteer work
  • Any employee who drives company vehicles
  • A candidate who has a criminal record with a “Name Match Only”

The More You Know

CDL-A
Commercial driver’s license allowing the use of any vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating not exceeding 26,001 pounds and towing capability exceeding 10,000 pounds.
CDL-B
Commercial driver’s license allowing the use of any vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating not exceeding 26,001 pounds and towing capability not exceeding 10,000 pounds.
CDL-C
Commercial driver’s license allowing the use of any vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating not exceeding 26,001 pounds, as long as it does not meet the vehicle definition of Class A or Class B. The holder can transport hazardous materials and more than 16 passengers
Class E
Non-commercial driver’s license authorizing the holder to operate livery vehicles or taxis

Why Trust Peopletrail With Your Driver Screening?

Our driving record screening reports are comprehensive, accurate, and compliant. We work to ensure the following:

Improved driver record check report accuracy with exhaustive audits and quality checks
Human touch at all levels of the screening process
Discovery of violations and convictions that are usually not part of criminal background checks
Reduction in organizational liability by hiring responsible and capable drivers
DOT-compliant services

Organizations are required to assume liability for drivers operating company equipment as part of their job description. By checking the candidate’s driving history, you can take an essential step in mitigating all risks involved.

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