A Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) contains the driving history of an employee directly from the DMV. This report shows insights into the history of a driver and can reveal accidents, moving violations, convictions, and suspensions some drivers may not disclose during the hiring process.
Most insurance policies we see within the commercial trucking space consist of scheduled autos policies. In other words, these policies require you to report all equipment operated by your business and all drivers operating under your MC# to your insurance provider. Failure to do so may result in penalties and fines.
Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) records data related to the truck’s operation and driver activity. The FMCSA estimates that ELD’s will save 26 lives over 1,800 CMV accidents on an annual basis. Most drivers are required to have an ELD.
When running a trucking company, one must obtain insurance. If for any reason the insurance needs to be canceled, it is important to know what that means for their business. Canceling your insurance policy causes headaches for businesses.