According to conventional wisdom, pulling a driver’s motor vehicle record (MVR) once a year is enough to identify risky drivers. In fact, it gives risky drivers a long grace period before discovery and unnecessarily raises the fleet’s risk profile and potential for a costly liability claim.
Picture this scenario: It’s nearing the end of the work day and it has been a productive, but uneventful day — thank goodness — and you’re almost ready to head home for a well-earned evening of relaxation. Just as you’re getting ready to walk out the door, you get a phone call. One of your drivers rear-ended another vehicle on […]
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established within the U.S. Department of Transportation with the objective to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities related to commercial motor vehicles.