DRIVER EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Regulations, Authorization and Terms of Use

This is an employment application for DOT drivers and must be filled out completely and signed, or your application will not be processed. 

Please read the following notification prior to submitting this Application For Employment.

  1. The information you provide in this Application, including but not limited to the information required by 49 CFR 391.21(b)(10)(11) below may be used, and your previous employer(s) will be contacted, for the purpose of investigating your safety performance history as required by 49 CFR 391.23(d)(e) and 49 CFR 40.25 (re drug and alcohol information).

  2. As the prospective employer, the above named company hereby notifies you that you have the following rights regarding the investigative information that will be provide to us pursuant to 49 CFR 391.23(d)(e):

    • The right to review information provided by previous employers;

    • The right to have errors in the information corrected by the previous employer and for that previous employer to re-send the corrected information to us as your prospective employer;

    • The right to have a rebuttal statement attached to the alleged erroneous information, if the previous employer and you cannot agree on the accuracy of the information.

  3. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.

  4. I understand that if I have a protected handicap that effects my ability to perform the position, I may ask the Prospective Employer named above to attempt to make accommodation as required by law. I must make my request in writing to the Prospective Employer named above as soon as possible and no later than 182 days after the date I know or reasonably should know that accommodation is needed.

  5. No person who operates a commercial motor vehicle shall at any time have more than one driver's license (49 CFR Part 383).

    • I certify that I do not have more than one motor vehicle license and the information is listed below.

    • I have included information for all licenses held for the past 3 years, per DOT regulations. 

  6. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (49 CFR 391.21) require that all applicants wishing to drive a commercial vehicle list all employment for the last ten (10) years.  

    • Any gaps in employment in excess of thirty (30) days must be explained.

    • Start with the last or current position, including any military experience, and work backward.

    • You are required to list:

      • the mailing address - including street number, city, state, zip

      • dates employed

      • whether the job is designated as safety sensitive 

      • whether the position is DOT regulated and subject to alcohol and controlled substances testing.

    • This prospective employer is required to verify this information. 

  7. I give permission to WT Fleet Services Inc. (acting as a service provider), through its agents, to conduct an appropriate background investigation of me and prepare a report.

  8. This report may be used as a factor in determining my eligibility for employment in transportation, for promotion, for retention or to maintain DOT Compliance, as governed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act Public Law 91-508 and FMCSA Section 391.

  9. I understand this report may include information from: 

    • personal interviews about my character, general reputation, personal characteristics and mode of living as well as

    • public and private sources including but not limited to the acquisition of criminal records

    • employment records

    • school records

    • driving records or abstracts

    • FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse queries

    • etc.  

  10. I authorize all persons who may have information relevant to this investigation to disclose it to WT Fleet Services and its agents, and I release all persons from any liability on account of such disclosure.  

  11. In the event of employment, I understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview(s) may result in discharge.

  12. I also understand that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of the Company.

  13. I certify that I completed this application and that all entries on it and information in it are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Note: A motor carrier may require an applicant to provide more information than that required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

  14. I hereby further authorize that a photocopy and/or electronic version of this authorization may be considered as valid as an original.  

  15. This authorization shall remain on file and in effect as an on-going authorization, for as long as I am employed, for queries and reports as needed to maintain DOT compliance.

  16. I also understand that the perspective employer, its employees and its agents (including WT Fleet Services), are not responsible or liable if my application is lost or misdirected. 

  17. I also understand that in some instances a reply may not be received within the timeframe stated on this website and within the application.

  18. I am responsible to follow-up with the perspective employer if I have not received a reply to my application. 

  19. I am also responsible to contact the perspective employer as soon as possible, if there is an error on the application that I have submitted. 

Any questions regarding these Regulations, Authorization and Terms of Use should be directed to the perspective employer or to WT Fleet Services Inc.