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Eric K.'s Comment
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This website is an awesome resource, my thanks to those who make its wheels turn. I do apologize for asking yet another background check question but I cant seem to find the answer in the archives. After combing this site I have decided I would like to apply to Prime's training program. I have a clean DMV for at least 5 years with no DUI ever but several speeding tickets and a few accidents. No felonies, but in my mis-spent youth over 30 years ago I was arrested half a dozen times for misdemeanors. I know I cant run from my past, but neither can I remember all of the specifics in order to list them on an application. I made a inquiry to Hire Right for my info but was told there is none available. I called and the CSR said I can not pay for their service to run a search on myself. I know there are many other services available but I am confused about how to go about getting a truly comprehensive report from a reliable source. Checking with DMV seems to indicate some states records do not go back as far as I need them to. I am sure this is not a unique situation, so I turn to the infinite wisdom of this board for help. I just want to get started.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Susan D. 's Comment
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I got a copy of mine when i applied for a prehire with Schneider. There was a little check box on the application requesting they email u a copy of everything they check. Mine came up with my non trucking work history and even my healthcare professional licenses lol. I don't have any criminal past, but it was interesting to see what they dug up.

Prehire:

What Exactly Is A Pre-Hire Letter?

Pre-hire letters are acceptance letters from trucking companies to students, or even potential students, to verify placement. The trucking companies are saying in writing that the student, or potential student, appears to meet the company's minimum hiring requirements and is welcome to attend their orientation at the company’s expense once he or she graduates from truck driving school and has their CDL in hand.

We have an excellent article that will help you Understand The Pre-Hire Process.

A Pre-Hire Letter Is Not A Guarantee Of Employment

The people that receive a pre-hire letter are people who meet the company's minimum hiring requirements, but it is not an employment contract. It is an invitation to orientation, and the orientation itself is a prerequisite to employment.

During the orientation you will get a physical, drug screen, and background check done. These and other qualifications must be met before someone in orientation is officially hired.

Diver Driver's Comment
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How long did it take to get it back? I put in an inquiry last week, but haven't heard anything back.

Eric K.'s Comment
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It took about ten days for them to email me back that they had no info on me. I guess the free report on yourself only holds true if a prospective or current employer runs a check on you.

Eric K.'s Comment
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I do recall reading about pre-hires. I assumed that on the pre-hire application I would have to list those offenses. I certainly cant remember the dates.

Pre-hire:

What Exactly Is A Pre-Hire Letter?

Pre-hire letters are acceptance letters from trucking companies to students, or even potential students, to verify placement. The trucking companies are saying in writing that the student, or potential student, appears to meet the company's minimum hiring requirements and is welcome to attend their orientation at the company’s expense once he or she graduates from truck driving school and has their CDL in hand.

We have an excellent article that will help you Understand The Pre-Hire Process.

A Pre-Hire Letter Is Not A Guarantee Of Employment

The people that receive a pre-hire letter are people who meet the company's minimum hiring requirements, but it is not an employment contract. It is an invitation to orientation, and the orientation itself is a prerequisite to employment.

During the orientation you will get a physical, drug screen, and background check done. These and other qualifications must be met before someone in orientation is officially hired.

Pre-hires:

What Exactly Is A Pre-Hire Letter?

Pre-hire letters are acceptance letters from trucking companies to students, or even potential students, to verify placement. The trucking companies are saying in writing that the student, or potential student, appears to meet the company's minimum hiring requirements and is welcome to attend their orientation at the company’s expense once he or she graduates from truck driving school and has their CDL in hand.

We have an excellent article that will help you Understand The Pre-Hire Process.

A Pre-Hire Letter Is Not A Guarantee Of Employment

The people that receive a pre-hire letter are people who meet the company's minimum hiring requirements, but it is not an employment contract. It is an invitation to orientation, and the orientation itself is a prerequisite to employment.

During the orientation you will get a physical, drug screen, and background check done. These and other qualifications must be met before someone in orientation is officially hired.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Susan D. 's Comment
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You might want to dig out that date information in case questions are asked about it.

Never lie on an application and never give them more than they ask for. Give them exactly what they ask for. For example uf asked about previous 5 years don't give them something that happened 5 years and 2 months ago, if you get my drift, so yeah.. know your dates. Write them down in case you need exact info.

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