New Hires and Major Trucking Violations

By October 29, 2021 December 2nd, 2021 Uncategorized

Unsafe Fleet Drivers Policy

What is a Major Violation When Considering New Hires?

When it’s time to hire drivers for your trucking company, one of the first things I recommend is reviewing your applicants motor vehicle report. One thing insurance carrier’s look for when evaluating your drivers list is if they have any major violations. What’s considered a major violation?

  • Alcohol/Drug Suspension
  • Driving with Suspended/Revoked or no License
  • Driving under Influence of Alcohol/Drugs
  • Driving on Wrong Side of Road/Left of Center
  • Driving without Required Insurance
  • Failure to Obey/Eluding Officer
  • Financial Responsibility Suspension
  • Fleeing Scene of Accident/Falsify Report
  • Intoxicants/Drugs in Vehicle
  • Motor Vehicle Felony/Larceny
  • Nonmoving Suspension
  • Racing/Exhibition Driving
  • Reckless Driving/Without Regard to Safety
  • Speeding – Major (20 mph or more over the speed limit)
  • Texting while Driving
  • Unlawful Use of/Altering Driver License
  • Vehicular Homicide/Manslaughter/Assault

As always, you can count on the commercial truck insurance professionals at The Daniel & Henry Company to assist you through challenging claims and all of our insurance, risk management, and safety issues. Contact us today to discuss solutions for your transportation risk management program.