Transportation Safety Policy Update (Podcast)

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The post Transportation Safety Policy Update (Podcast) appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight. Transportation Industry background check background checks background screening drug testing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations hiring pre employment screening safety measurement system safety regulations transportation trucking vendor workplace safety

Highlights of The 2017 Transportation Spotlight Report

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Our transportation industry spotlight report allows us to dive deeper into the key trends and concerns of the trucking and transportation business. The post Highlights of The 2017 Transportation Spotlight Report appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight. We are pleased to announce the 10-year anniversary of the HireRight Employment Screening Benchmark Survey and Report!

3 Key Transportation Safety Issues [Podcast]

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Listen to Michael Cammisa, Vice President of Safety Policy & Connectivity for the American Trucking Associations as he provides an update on the following key transportation safety issues: • Electronic Logging Devices Mandate (ELDs and AOBRDs). The post 3 Key Transportation Safety Issues [Podcast] appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

Media Optimization Case Study: Arnold Transportation

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Known throughout the industry as ‘The Original Regional Carrier’, Arnold Transportation Services is a full service truckload carrier. Most importantly, Arnold Transportation received 13 unsolicited direct messages from qualified job seekers seeking employment.

5 Safest Transportation Jobs

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Transportation includes moving people and goods such as purchased items, food, and industrial materials. Transporting materials can make a great career, but can also be dangerous. However, there are transportation jobs that appear safer than others. Air Transportation. .

5 Transportation Careers With Surprisingly High Earnings

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Transportation jobs can provide a steady paycheck while fulfilling the nomadic sense of wanderlust. What’s more, some transportation careers come with surprisingly high salaries. . Bus drivers transport groups of people to places such as airports, schools, work, travel destinations.

Facts and Fiction: Understanding the Electronic Logging Device Requirement

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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. Drug Testing Transportation Industry Department of Health and Human Services department of transportation dot dot drug testing DOT regulation drug testing health and human services HHS medical review officer MRO opiates opioid crisis opioid epidemic transportation trucking

New DOT Chain of Custody Form (CCF) Required July 1, 2018

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On January 1, 2018, the Department of Transportation made changes to its drug testing panel that modify 49 CFR Part 40. Drug Testing Transportation Department of Health and Human Services department of transportation dot drug panel drug test drug testing federal drug testing

New DOT Chain of Custody Form (CCF) Required July 1, 2018

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On January 1, 2018, the Department of Transportation made changes to its drug testing panel that modify 49 CFR Part 40. Drug Testing Transportation Industry Department of Health and Human Services department of transportation dot drug panel drug test drug testing federal drug testingThe final ruling aligns the DOT panel with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) panel changes that went into effect on October 1, 2017.

The Economic Outlook for Trucking in 2016 [Podcast]

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Transportation Industry American Trucking Associations ata department of transportation dot economic growth Economic Outlook for Trucking essential transportation screening tools podcast transportation transportation background screening transportation implementation trucking industryWhat’s the economic outlook for the trucking industry in 2016?

Podcast: Should Your Company Be Using Oral Fluid Testing?

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Drug Testing Podcasts Transportation dot drug screening dot drug testing drug screening drug testing essential transportation screening tools oral fluid drug testing oral fluid testing transportation background screeningWelcome to the third edition of MRO Talks. In this particular episode, Dr. Simo focuses on Oral Fluid Testing, and the pros and cons of adding it to your screening regimen.

Are You Operating Under the DOT Radar?

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You may be surprised to learn that private or for-hire vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,001 or more are considered a commercial motor vehicle for purposes of most of the Department of Transportation (DOT) safety [.]. Transportation Industry cdl commercial drivers license department of transportation dot DOT regulation driver qualifications driver's qualification file fmcsa safety regulations transportation

New DOT Chain of Custody Form (CCF) Required July 1, 2018

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On January 1, 2018, the Department of Transportation made changes to its drug testing panel that modify 49 CFR Part 40. Drug Testing Transportation Industry Department of Health and Human Services department of transportation dot drug panel drug test drug testing federal drug testingThe final ruling aligns the DOT panel with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) panel changes that went into effect on October 1, 2017.

Keeping Our Children Safe: The Vital Need to Conduct and Enforce Background Checks for School Bus Drivers

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Managing Driver Risk with Ongoing MVR Monitoring

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Transportation Industry driver monitoring mvr transportation transportation industry truck drivers truckers truckingAre you concerned about your drivers operating equipment with a suspended or revoked driver’s license? Relying on drivers to provide violation notifications or waiting until annual motor vehicle record (MVR) reviews to learn about a recent citation or license revocation may be detrimental to your business and reputation.

The Future of CSA Scores

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Transportation Industry ata basics compliance Compliance Safety and Accountability csa department of transportation employment eligibility fmcsa IRT NAS safety transportation truckingWhat the National Academies of Sciences CSA Recommendations Will Mean.

Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!

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Transportation American Trucking Associations National Truck Driver Appreciation Week truck drivers trucker appreciation week truckers against trafficking trucking companies trucking industryMost Americans don’t realize how essential truck drivers are to the quality of their lives. To see how the trucking industry has affected your life, take a look around your house, your yard, the food in your pantry, the products at your child’s school, or the clothes on your back.

Entry Level Driver Training – A Long Time Coming

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These new training requirements will change the way motor carriers qualify inexperienced drivers, how insurers rate these drivers and how many new drivers enter the transportation industry. Transportation Industry American Trucking Associations cdl cmv department of transportation dot FHWA fmcsa fmcsa guidelines fmcsa regulations hiring NTSB safety transportation trucking

5 Earth-Friendly Stats: Telecommuting, Digital Nomads, Remote Workers

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What you do makes a difference, Featured Industry Trends digital nomads earth day Remote Workers Telecommuting transportation“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you.

Combatting Drug Impaired Driving – An Overview of President Trump’s Opioid Initiative [Podcast]

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Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Administration and the Trump Administration’s recent efforts to combat the growing use of drug use. Podcasts Transportation Industry drug impaired driving drug screening drug test nhtsa Opiate opioid abuseListen to Abigail Potter, Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations, as she discusses the U.S.

Nearly One in Three Truck Drivers Have Sleep Apnea – How to Protect Drivers and Reduce Risk with Sleep Apnea Testing

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Transportation Industry background check background screening contractor health and safety health care health care background check public safety sleep apnea sleep disorder transportation truckingSleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep, so the person stops breathing repeatedly while sleeping, depriving the brain and body of oxygen.

8 Key Pillars to Retain Drivers [Infographic]

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Transportation Industry benefits candidate experience culture driver retention employee appreciation employee engagement employment background check Entry Level Driver Training mobile recruiting recruit recruiter recruiting retention talent acquisition talent retention transportation truckingAre you struggling with driver retention? Elevated driver turnover rates remain an ongoing problem that is now affecting all types of fleets and is expected to get worse.

5 Key Reasons to Outsource Driver Employment and Drug/Alcohol History Verifications

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Six Ways to Address the Ever-Increasing Driver Shortage

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Driver shortage is one of the most critical concerns for transportation carriers of all sizes. Transportation Industry applicant experience candidate experience driver shortage employment background check talent acquisition transportation truckingThe American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimate the current driver shortage could surge to almost 175,000 by 2024. By combining these different tactics, employers can help retain and attract quality drivers.

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic for Regulated Employers [Podcast]

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Podcasts Transportation Industry drug free workplace drug screen drug screen testing employment drug testing hair drug test Opiate opiates opioid crisis opioid epidemic oral fluid drug test urine testingAbigail Potter, Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations, discusses the current opioid crisis in America.

The 4 Stages of Successful Driver Screening

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Transportation companies that need to quickly identify qualified driver candidates may benefit from a phased or staged screening program. Transportation Industry alcohol screening dot dot physical examinations drug screening employment screening motor vehicle report psp transportation Unqualified candidates are eliminated early in the screening process, so companies can devote their time and resources on the best candidates. Listed below are the recommended stages.

Infographic- What Background Checks are Required for Commercial Drivers?

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Criminal Background Checks Transportation commercial driver background check driver pre-employment screening fmcsa regulations MVR background checks pre-employment drug test trucking background checkHere’s a quick checklist of the basic requirements for pre-employment background checks on drivers mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, including commercial drivers who operate passenger or property-carrying vehicles.

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Are Electronic Logging Devices on Track for 2017 Implementation?

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Transportation Industry applicant tracking system background check background screening candidate experience compliance dot drug screening drug testing e-verify employment screening pre employment screening recruiting talent acquisition transportation truckingIn December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued its final rule requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) for most drivers and carriers currently required to keep paper logs.

Using Insurance MVRs for Hiring Purposes – A Risky Practice

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Transportation Industry background screening cra fcra fmcsa motor vehicle records mvr mvrs transportation truckingWhen hiring commercial drivers, motor carriers will routinely contact their insurance agent to have drivers added to their business insurance policy. The agency will then run a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) to determine if the driver meets the underwriting guidelines of the policy. In some instances, insurance agencies provide the MVRs they ordered to their [.].

Improving Economic Trends Set Higher Expectations for Trucking in 2017 [Podcast]

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Transportation Industry American Trucking Associations Economic Outlook for Trucking podcast recruiting talent acquisition transportation truck truck driver truck drivers truck driving trucking trucking industryListen to Bob Costello, Chief Economist for the American Trucking Associations, as he reviews macroeconomic trends and what they mean for the trucking industry.

Combatting Drug Impaired Driving – An Overview of President Trump’s Opioid Initiative [Podcast]

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Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Administration and the Trump Administration’s recent efforts to combat the growing use of drug use. Podcasts Transportation Industry drug impaired driving drug screening drug test nhtsa Opiate opioid abuseListen to Abigail Potter, Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations, as she discusses the U.S.

Progress on ATA’s Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy for 2016 [Podcast]

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DAC Employment History File [Infographic]

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Transportation Industry dac ehf dac employment history file dac report dac reporting driver transportation truck driver truck driving truckingDid you know that the DAC Employment History File or DAC Report has helped over 1 million drivers get hired? As HireRight celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the file, we’d like to thank the 2,500 plus current motor carriers and driving schools across the country who have contributed to its success. With more than 6 [.].

Improving the Hiring Process: FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

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Transportation Industry background check background checks criminal records drug screening drug testing employment eligibility employment screening fmcsa hiring pre employment screening recruiting talent acquisition transportation truckingOn December 5, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finalized a rule to create a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for commercial driver license holders (CDL).

Driver Medical Qualifications: The Status of FMCSA’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

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Final Trucking Rules Spearhead a Positive Outlook for 2017 [Podcast]

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Transportation Industry American Trucking Associations ata background check background screening compliance drug test drug testing employment screening podcast transportation trucking vendorSeveral important rules were announced at the end of December 2016 that will positively affect motor carriers. Bill Sullivan, Executive Vice President Advocacy for the American Trucking Associations reviews the recently published rules and what trucking may expect from the new administration.

Leveraging Technology for End-to-End Driver Workflow Management – From Recruitment to Onboarding and Beyond!

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Transportation Industry applicant tracking system ats dot recruiting transportation truckingGiven the current driver shortage, increased emphasis has been placed on the hiring process and the ability to quickly hire qualified drivers before competitors draw them onboard. To respond to this dilemma, fleets are increasingly implementing an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to help them better manage their recruiting and hiring process. An ATS is a [.].

Podcast: Hair Drug Testing

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Podcasts Transportation commercial driver testing drug testing hair drug testing hair testing pre employment testingIn this edition of MRO Talks, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer discusses the benefits of using hair as a specimen for pre-employment drug testing programs. Compared to urine testing, hair is resistant to subversion tactics (adulteration or substitution). Rather than the hours or days covered by a body fluid test, hair covers a [.].

The Economic Outlook for Trucking in 2015 [Podcast]

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Welcome to HireRight’s first Transportation podcast in conjunction with the American Trucking Associations. Transportation Industry American Trucking Associations ata bob costello driver retention driver shortage driver turnover rate driver turnover rates economy podcast truck driver trucker shortage trucking Bob Costello, Chief Economist at ATA discusses the U.S. Economy and the impact to the trucking industry.

A Three Step Process to Improve Driver Recruitment

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Transportation Industry background check candidate experience contractor employment screening pre employment screening recruiting transportation truck drivers truckingWith today’s shortage of safe drivers the importance of recruiting and attracting drivers to apply with your company has become paramount. It’s a noisy employment market and quality drivers hold the cards to choose who they drive for. So, how do you stand out from the competition?

How Will Trucking Fare in the Second Half of 2016 [Podcast]

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Transportation Industry American Trucking Associations ata background check background checks background screening candidate experience employee background check pre employment screening recruiting talent acquisition transportation trucking vendorListen to Bob Costello, Chief Economist at the American Trucking Associations as he reviews the top trends that will impact freight volume in the second half of 2016.

6 Commuter Crimes We’re ALL Guilty of

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When it comes to using public transport, it’s every man and woman for themselves. Employer Life Skills Uncategorised behaviour bus Career Commuters commuting Crowds Hypocrite public transport train workBe careful – it’s a jungle out there. Travelling to and from work is a repetitive experience that can really bring out the worst in people. It’s like the gift that keeps on taking. Unless you’re of the rare breed of human that can fall. View Article.