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Motor carriers and companies who employ drivers with a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) must comply with basic FMCSA MVR requirements. The guidelines were created with hopes of improving public safety. However, they do very little to protect your companies’ bottom line and litigation risk. Here are 3 tips to boost your DOT compliance and minimize...
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At least five times weekly, we hear this exact statement: “My Insurance Agent advised me to monitor my employee’s MVRs, so I Googled you.” If you are confused about Insurance MVRs, you are not alone. Insurance MVRs First, don’t be upset with your insurance agent.  Understand that Insurance MVRs can only be used for underwriting...
The Annual MVR refers to the Federal law that requires companies with commercial drivers (CDL) to check their Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) every 12 months. Carriers must review the driving records to ensure drivers meet minimum requirements for safe driving. MVRs give employers insight into their employees driving profile. The report includes information about current...
There are about 30-40 million drivers who run errands for their employers using their own vehicle. This is the so called “Grey Fleet” because their cars are not company branded. This group of drivers represents one of the single most at-risk groups in business. Employers often don’t realize they actually have a “fleet.” However, companies...
Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Monitoring is a service that checks driver license records continuously (i.e. every day, or every month) to find new suspensions, violations, convictions, etc. The service allows companies to stay informed on their employees’ driving eligibility and risk profile. Why is Motor Vehicle Record Monitoring important? Previous violations/suspensions on an employee’s driver...
MVR Monitoring Cost
Wondering what the cost for MVR Monitoring is? If you are considering implementing a driver record monitoring service, we have done some research for you to compare the costs and benefits. The Current Requirement: One MVR a Year The Department of Transportation requires companies with CDL drivers to check their employees’ MVRs every 12 months...
Are you looking for an MVR Monitoring company to help you streamline your driver record monitoring process? Finding a reliable long-term partner can be a daunting task. How To Choose An MVR Monitoring Company Do your homework and find a partner that best meets the needs of your organization and hits all the areas that...
May 17, 2018. This day forever changed lives in Paramus, New Jersey. A fifth-grade class boarded a school-bus for an anticipated field trip 40 miles away. But the bus, carrying 43 students, teachers and parents never made it. Instead, the bus driver cut across three lanes of traffic to make an illegal U-turn. He then...
This 2020, we celebrated a huge milestone at Embark Safety— we turned 10! We officially incorporated on January 1, 2010 and have been growing ever since. The truly exciting part? We’re even more fired up and motivated now as we were on day one. Our mission remains the same though—provide the absolute best customer experience...
As of September 2018, a new FCRA disclosure has taken effect, but many companies have yet to update their new hire paperwork. According to WebRecon LLC, 2017 was the 17th year in a row FCRA compliance litigation has risen with a 42 percent increase in the last three years alone. Well-known companies like Uber, J.P. Morgan, and...
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