Private Fleet eBook

Background Screening Best Practices for Commercial Drivers

Check out this easy-to-understand guide that explains some of the pre-and-post hire background screening regulatory requirements for commercial drivers under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

Federal regulations require companies with commercial drivers to conduct certain background checks. However, there are additional risk mitigation checks that private fleets may also want to consider. Following industry best practices for both pre-employment and ongoing screening helps ensure that the most qualified candidates are hired, and a safer work environment is attained—thereby helping to reduce liability and risks.

Topics covered include:

  • Overview of FMCSA required pre-employment background checks
  • DOT drug testing and physical exams
  • Annual and ongoing screening and testing requirements
  • Additional checks that can help achieve a well-rounded program
  • Staged ordering for a greater return on screening investments
  • HireRight products that help fulfill compliance requirements

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