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 […]

Rewind – A Look Back at HireRight’s Favorite Blogs of 2021

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In 2020, the pandemic took everyone by surprise, and many businesses had to pivot quickly to address virtual hiring, a newly remote workforce, and a seemingly never-ending series of changes and surprises. By 2021, we were quickly adapting to these remote or hybrid work environments, and HR teams were quickly adjusting to this new normal. […]

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 […]

Impact of the New DOT Drug Testing Panel

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The Department of Transportation (DOT) made a final ruling on new DOT panels which will go into effect on January 1, 2018. These revisions now complement DOT testing regulations with the Health and Human Services (HHS) Mandatory Guidelines that were revised earlier this year. In response to the current opioid crisis, the DOT drug testing program will now include testing for expanded opiates. Read more here!