The FCRA and Motor Carriers: What do you Need to Know? Pt. 2

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In this two-part blog, we are taking a closer look at some of the pre-and post-report requirements the Fair Credit Reporting Act places on employers and how the regulated trucking exception impacts those requirements. In part one we provided a brief introduction to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the “regulated trucking exception,” and “employment purposes,” […]

The FCRA and Motor Carriers: What do you Need to Know? Pt. 1

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Most motor carriers conduct pre-employment screening and regular rescreening of drivers to determine whether they satisfy the Department of Transportation (DOT) and company requirements to bring (or keep) on board. This screening may seem like a simple task: order a background check from the background screening company, provide the screening company with the driver’s information […]

HireRight 2021 Global Benchmark Report U.S. Transportation Spotlight

2021 Benchmark: U.S. Transportation Industry Spotlight

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Employers regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) were profoundly impacted by the pandemic of 2020. The impact in this vertical was a bit different than other sectors of our economy with motor carriers showing the most significant differences. Some motor carriers, particularly those who supported last-mile shipments (shipments to peoples’ homes) grew in […]