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Who should conduct motor vehicle record checks?

Motor vehicle record checks are not as commonly utilized in hiring as other checks, such as criminal record or credit checks, but they are absolutely vital for some businesses, especially ones in the transportation industry. Taxi drivers, cross-country truck drivers, mail carriers, city and school bus drivers, delivery drivers and ride-sharing contractors — just to…

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Trucker background screening program sees results

trucker background checks, it seems that we are indeed seeing some positive results from a program launched last year by The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Agency (FMCSA).  Since May 2010,  380,000 pre-employment driver safety record checks have been conducted during the first year of this new, secure online search program. [caption id=”attachment_454″ align=”aligncenter” width=”300″ caption=”The…

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Incident reinforces need for trucker background checks

background checks and drug screening should play in the trucking industry. John Davis Trucking Co. is under scrutiny for a crash with an Amtrak train that left at least six dead. Amtrak spokeswoman Vernae Graham told the AP that five passengers who were on the train’s manifest of more than 200 people remained unaccounted for…

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