Ticket For Turning From A Straight Traveling Lane

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Kamran K.'s Comment
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I got my first ticket in a truck in 2 years since i started for turning from a straight traveling lane instead the turning lane neat Memphis, TN will that go on my dac report and will it show up on driving record when i try to get on with a different company like i am now in process of and whats the best thing for me to do? Thank you

DAC:

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.

Pianoman's Comment
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Whether or not it shows up on your dac or not, I don't know...although I wouldn't think so since that's more of a company thing. It will show up on your driving record though, so try to get it reduced to something less if possible-- always always fight your tickets.

As far as how it affects the hiring process, you'll just have to be upfront and honest with the new employer about it. It sucks because they may turn you down, but if you don't tell them they'll find out later. It doesn't show up on your driving record until after the court date, so you could actually hide it from the new employer and get hired, but you run a high risk of being terminated later when they do find out. Not a chance I would take.

I actually had the same thing happen to me a year or so ago. Applied for FedEx and was all but hired when I got a ticket. The day my new manager called to officially offer me the job, I had to tell him about the citation. Unfortunately in my case, I had one too many tickets and they couldn't hire me.

Good luck

DAC:

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.

Cornelius A.'s Comment
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It will show up on your driving record. But as pianoman said , if you can attend court or hire a lawyer to fight it then do so. Those things stay on your record for 5 years. A lot of smaller companies are tightening their hiring prices for people with tickets. fight it

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Kamran K.'s Comment
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Whether or not it shows up on your dac or not, I don't know...although I wouldn't think so since that's more of a company thing. It will show up on your driving record though, so try to get it reduced to something less if possible-- always always fight your tickets.

As far as how it affects the hiring process, you'll just have to be upfront and honest with the new employer about it. It sucks because they may turn you down, but if you don't tell them they'll find out later. It doesn't show up on your driving record until after the court date, so you could actually hide it from the new employer and get hired, but you run a high risk of being terminated later when they do find out. Not a chance I would take.

I actually had the same thing happen to me a year or so ago. Applied for FedEx and was all but hired when I got a ticket. The day my new manager called to officially offer me the job, I had to tell him about the citation. Unfortunately in my case, I had one too many tickets and they couldn't hire me.

Good luck

So if i hire a lawyer now then it will never show up on my record even after court date like you mentioned?

DAC:

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.

Kamran K.'s Comment
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It will show up on your driving record. But as pianoman said , if you can attend court or hire a lawyer to fight it then do so. Those things stay on your record for 5 years. A lot of smaller companies are tightening their hiring prices for people with tickets. fight it

Thanks man thats exactly what i will do

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
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Whether or not it shows up on your dac or not, I don't know...although I wouldn't think so since that's more of a company thing. It will show up on your driving record though, so try to get it reduced to something less if possible-- always always fight your tickets.

As far as how it affects the hiring process, you'll just have to be upfront and honest with the new employer about it. It sucks because they may turn you down, but if you don't tell them they'll find out later. It doesn't show up on your driving record until after the court date, so you could actually hide it from the new employer and get hired, but you run a high risk of being terminated later when they do find out. Not a chance I would take.

I actually had the same thing happen to me a year or so ago. Applied for FedEx and was all but hired when I got a ticket. The day my new manager called to officially offer me the job, I had to tell him about the citation. Unfortunately in my case, I had one too many tickets and they couldn't hire me.

Good luck

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So if i hire a lawyer now then it will never show up on my record even after court date like you mentioned?

If you beat the ticket there is nothing to show up on your driving record. If you get it reduced to anything it will show up on your driving record. It is in your best interest to disclose the ticket to any company you apply for. Just be honest and tell them you will be fighting the ticket. Good luck.

DAC:

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.

Kamran K.'s Comment
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Whether or not it shows up on your dac or not, I don't know...although I wouldn't think so since that's more of a company thing. It will show up on your driving record though, so try to get it reduced to something less if possible-- always always fight your tickets.

As far as how it affects the hiring process, you'll just have to be upfront and honest with the new employer about it. It sucks because they may turn you down, but if you don't tell them they'll find out later. It doesn't show up on your driving record until after the court date, so you could actually hide it from the new employer and get hired, but you run a high risk of being terminated later when they do find out. Not a chance I would take.

I actually had the same thing happen to me a year or so ago. Applied for FedEx and was all but hired when I got a ticket. The day my new manager called to officially offer me the job, I had to tell him about the citation. Unfortunately in my case, I had one too many tickets and they couldn't hire me.

Good luck

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So if i hire a lawyer now then it will never show up on my record even after court date like you mentioned?

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If you beat the ticket there is nothing to show up on your driving record. If you get it reduced to anything it will show up on your driving record. It is in your best interest to disclose the ticket to any company you apply for. Just be honest and tell them you will be fighting the ticket. Good luck.

Oh okay i see thank you very much sir

DAC:

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.

Kamran K.'s Comment
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What what if the ticket is a week after i already did mt interview and turned in my application????

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