To Be Read and Signed By Applicant:
TO BE READ AND SIGNED BY APPLICANT
It is agreed and understood that any misrepresentation given above shall be considered an act of dishonesty.
It is agreed and understood that the motor carrier or his agents may investigate the applicant’s background to ascertain any and all
information of concern to applicant’s record, whether same is of record or not, and applicant releases employers and persons named
herein from all liability for any damages on account of his furnishing such information.
It is also agreed and understood that under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Public Law
91-508, I have been told that this investigation may include an Investigating Consumer Report, including information regarding my
character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living.
I agree to furnish such additional information and complete such examinations as may be required to complete my employment file.
It is agreed and understood that this application for qualification in no way obligates the motor carrier to employ the applicant.
It is agreed and understood that if qualified, the driver may be on a probationary period of 90 days in which time he may be
disqualified without recourse.
This certifies that this application was completed by me, and that all entries on it and information in it are true, and complete to the
best of my knowledge.
MANDATORY USE FOR ALL MONTHLY ACCOUNT HOLDERS
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING BACKGROUND REPORTS FROM THE PSP Online Service
In connection with your application for employment with TUF TRANSPORT (“Prospective Employer”), Prospective Employer, its employees, agents or contractors may obtain
one or more reports regarding your driving, and safety inspection history from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
When the application for employment is submitted in person, if the Prospective Employer uses any information it obtains from
FMCSA in a decision to not hire you or to make any other adverse employment decision regarding you, the Prospective Employer will
provide you with a copy of the report upon which its decision was based and a written summary of your rights under the Fair Credit
Reporting Act before taking any final adverse action. If any final adverse action is taken against you based upon your driving history
or safety report, the Prospective Employer will notify you that the action has been taken and that the action was based in part or in
whole on this report.
When the application for employment is submitted by mail, telephone, computer, or other similar means, if the Prospective Employer
uses any information it obtains from FMCSA in a decision to not hire you or to make any other adverse employment decision
regarding you, the Prospective Employer must provide you within three business days of taking adverse action oral, written or
electronic notification: that adverse action has been taken based in whole or in part on information obtained from FMCSA; the name, address, and the toll free telephone number of FMCSA; that the FMCSA did not make the decision to take the adverse action and is unable to provide you the specific reasons why the adverse action was taken; and that you may, upon providing proper identification, request a free copy of the report and may dispute with the FMCSA the accuracy or completeness of any information or report. If you request a copy of a driver record from the Prospective Employer who procured the report, then, within 3 business days of receiving your request, together with proper identification, the Prospective Employer must send or provide to you a copy of your report and a summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Neither the Prospective Employer nor the FMCSA contractor supplying the crash and safety information has the capability to correct and safety data that appears to be incorrect. You may challenge the accuracy of the data by submitting a request to https://datafqs.fmcsa.dot.gov. If you challenge crash or inspection information reported by a State, FMCSA cannot change or correct this data. Your request will be forwarded by the DataQs system to the appropriate state for adjudication.
Any crash or inspection in which you were involved will display on your PSP report. Since the PSP report does not report, or assign, or imply fault, it will include all Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) crashes where you were a driver or co-driver and where those crashes were reported to FMCSA, regardless of fault. Similarly, all inspections, with or without violations, appear on the PSP report. State citations associated with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) violations that have been adjudicated by a court of law will also appear, and remain, on a PSP report.
The Prospective Employer cannot obtain background reports from FMCSA without your authorization.
If you agree that that Prospective Employer may obtain such background reports, please read the following and sign below:
I authorize TUF TRANSPORT to access the FMCSA Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) system to seek information regarding my commercial driving safety record and information regarding my safety inspection history. I understand that i am authorizing the release of safety performance information including crash data from the previous five (5) years and inspection history from the previous three (3) years. I understand and acknowledge that this release of information may assist the Prospective Employer to make a determination regarding my suitability as an employee.
I further understand that neither the prospective Employer nor the FMCSA contractor supplying the crash and safety information has the capability to correct any safety data that appears to be incorrect. I understand I may challenge the accuracy of the data by submitting a request to https://dataqs.fmcsa.dot.gov. If I challenge crash or inspection information reported by a State, FMCSA cannot change or correct this data. I understand my request willbe forwarded by the DataQs system to the appropriate State for adjudication.
I understand that any crash or inspection in which I was involved will display on my PSP report. Since the PSP report does not report, or assign, or imply fault, I acknowledge it will include all Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) crashes where you were a driver or co-driver and where those crashes were reported to FMCSA, regardless of fault. Similarly, I understand all inspections, with or without violations, appear on the PSP report and State citations associated with FMCSR violations that have been adjudicated by a court of law will also appear, and remain, on my PSP report.
I have read the above Notice Regarding Background Reports provided to me by Prospective Employer and I understand that if I sign
this Disclosure and Authorization, Prospective Employer may obtain a report of my crash and inspection history. I hereby authorize Prospective Employer and its employees, authorized agents, and/or affiliates to obtain the information authorized above.
NOTICE: This form is made available to monthly account holders by NICT on behalf of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Administration (FMCSA). Account holders are required by federal law to obtain a driver’s written or electronic consent prior to accessing the driver’s PSP report.
Further, account holders are required by FMCSA to use the language contained in this Disclosure and Authorization form to obtain an Applicant's consent. The
language must be used in whole, exactly as provided. Further, the language may not be included with other consent forms or any other language.
NOTICE: The prospective employment concept referenced in this form contemplates the definition of "employee" contained at 49 C.F.R. 383.5.