Each time you hire a new driver you have the ability to increase productivity and profits. Hiring the right person for the job is imperative or the driver
could actually cost your business additional expense.
Deeley Insurance Group knows that it is essential to take time and have a good plan to screen drivers prior to hiring.
Northland Insurance offers the following tips:
Set High Standards. Prior to hiring set criteria that an applicant should meet. Best practice would recommend two years of prior experience
and a driving record with no serious moving violations or more than three minor moving violations.
- Get an employment application
- Review motor vehicle records (MVRs)
- Contact previous employers
- Review DOT safety performance
- Complete pre-employment drug testing
- Conduct a road test
- Document the process
Here is a printable check list to prepare you for your next hire.
Thanks for reading.