Employers in the transportation industry, or those who have employees that drive for general business purposes, such as using a company car, can make more informed hiring decisions by including a state driving record search. A state driving record search will verify the current validity of a driver’s license. Additionally, employers may choose to implement this search to verify that the driver is qualified and fit for the safety-sensitive position. Employee caused accidents can lead to higher insurance premiums, risk of injury or death, workers compensation claims, etc., which is why it’s important for employers to take preventative measures to ensure a safe hire every time.
What the Check Includes
The State driving record search is conducted through the state, not a DISA database. Results vary by the state or the officer reporting the incident. Criminal activities are not reported on state driving records, but the following items may be included:
**DISA does not alter data on MVRs! **
State driving records are sometimes mandatory depending on the position, or industry requirements and can be ordered for a variety of reasons:
For help ordering state driving records, or assistance with our background screening products please contact 1-800-752-643