Discharged For Unsatisfactory Safety Record

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LYDIA B.'s Comment
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I've been driving just under 2 years. My company let me go because of the number of safety issues on my DAC report. My MVR is clean. I'm very worried I'm not going to be able to find another job driving. This is what I want to do. Any suggestions? Also what do I tell companies as I'm applying for positions with them? I've been straight out telling them why I was let go but I'm wondering is there another way I should approach it. Any comments, advice, questions Etc would be greatly appreciated. I'm at a loss on what to do.


Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.


Drive-A-Check Report

A truck drivers DAC report will contain detailed information about their job history of the last 10 years as a CDL driver (as required by the DOT).

It may also contain your criminal history, drug test results, DOT infractions and accident history. The program is strictly voluntary from a company standpoint, but most of the medium-to-large carriers will participate.

Most trucking companies use DAC reports as part of their hiring and background check process. It is extremely important that drivers verify that the information contained in it is correct, and have it fixed if it's not.

Reyn R.'s Comment
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This link may help.

That thread is about a lease operator who was let go & her options going forward. Good luck. Hope that helps.

Susan D. 's Comment
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Without knowing what those "safety issues" are, there's not much advice we can offer.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.


Operating While Intoxicated

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