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Truck Driver DAC Report

Jan
31,
2009
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We are still preparing for our report to submit to Congress concerning the practices of trucking companies reporting false information to the DAC reporting services.  There are certain procedures and guidelines to follow when submitting such requests.  As I am often asked many questions about the truck driver DAC report and who they are and any contact information, we have just launched a new site providing all the information one needs to know about the dac report.

Please add this site to your favorites for future reference.  If you are a truck driver experiencing difficulties with a false report on your DAC, we have also included a link which can help you locate an attorney with the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA). 

We hope this site will make finding information about the DAC report for trucking more accessible.

Truck Driver DAC Report

Allen Smith

Truth About Trucking

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 34 year veteran ( started at an early age in family moving business) of the trucking industry, many of those years spent over the road. He has been an owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and has owned and operated a moving company, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. One thing though that most will say is that the reason and motivation behind the author, Allen Smith, is the fact he is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. As you read many of the blog posts you’ll discover that he is opinionated and speaks openly about the ongoing issues of the trucking industry. He supports other fellow advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who are in need of honesty, guidance and direction. The list of supporters and like minded people grows daily and their ability to network together and share their thoughts and ideas for the betterment of others within trucking, has allowed the forward movement of... "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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13 Responses to Truck Driver DAC Report. - Post a Comment

  1. tom malee

    what kind of kick backs are the companys getting from the goverment to reject applicants that ever had a dui in there lifetime

  2. Tommy G

    I don’t believe they’re getting kickbacks. I believe they are simply keeping irresponsible people out of big trucks. Everyone knows how bad drinking and driving affects society as a whole. Many,many people are killed,and many also go to prison because of drinking and driving. Not getting what you want doesn’t implie that there’e a conspiracy of some sort. We take too much for granted in this country,and you’re very fortunate that you’re not in prison yourself,and yes it could happen to you too.

  3. Allen Smith

    Do either Posters know what the DAC Report is? It has NOTHING to do with Kickbacks, Drunk Driving, or anything else like that.

    It has EVERYTHING to do with Trucking Companies putting False information on a drivers DAC report.

    You need to understand what a DAC REPORT is before you post comments about it.

    IT is a record of employment that goes from one carrier to another when a driver applies for a job.

    Anything the previous employer wants to say on the DAC report is said and then passed along as truth.
    NOTE: Not all companies DO THIS…but we drivers know the ones that do!

    Example: Driver abandoned vehicle ( when in fact they didn’t”
    Quit without notice
    False accidents

    Click on the link in the post above and then you’ll understand what DAC really is.

  4. Mike Trailor

    I’m having trouble getting a trucking job that I would like to have, just to make an honest living, but I can’t get one: It’s not because I drink myself to the point of no return, It’s not because I’m a ex-con, and not because I’m a bad boy. The U.S.I.S. d.a.c. report is a tool I truly believe trucking companies take advantage of to get revenge on truck drivers to mess up people’s profile. Lately, I’ve been trying to apply for a truck driving job, and I deeply understand that I can’t even get one, because of what trucking companies lie on those D.A.C REPORTS. They are good at using late loads, refusing and rejecting loads, abandon equipment, and etc. so not only drivers having a hard time getting jobs with D.U.I.’S BUT trucking companies also have a pick on people with other issues. All I want to say is that I’m a hard honest worker and I am tired of being treated like a convict, and I can’t get a job due to those stupid lies on my D.A.C… Yeah! I wish that the government do away with d.a.c. because trucking companies are really taking advantage of it and messing up people’s earnings, and lively hoods. Why should a truck driver who wants to get their C.D.L. and pay for training suffer with D.A.C., c.d.ls are not cheap. So I think that at least we should be giving some slack. Now drivers with d.u.is and other major issues should be treated with more observance. But petty issues with lies about late loads and other small claims should not be a reason to stop people’s lives.

  5. Allen Smith

    The Truckers Justice Center can help you correct your DAC reports.

    You can contact the Justice Center for Truckers at:

    Truckers Justice Center
    900 West 128th Street
    Suite 104
    Burnsville, MN 55337
    Telephone : 651-454-5800

    Website: http://www.truckersjusticecenter.com/

  6. johnson

    what site can i go to fine out reprosession on my report?

    • Allen Smith

      Here is the link to get your DAC Report
      I suggest you read everything on the page, then click on the link HireRight Consumer Report Request Form

      HireRight Customer Service: (800) 381-0645

  7. stacey the teamster

    im a teamster and ive never had a problem with dac because companies like yellow, roadway,abf,usf holland, respect thier drivers granted they arent perfect but our terminal managers go out of thier way to help us out ive heard horror stories about other companies and what they do when i was in driving school we had 20 companies send recruiters trying to hire us i researched them they all had negative things reported on the internet my advice is find union job or organize your company its the best way to fight against underhanded trucking companies we dont have people quitting if we get laid off we cant wait to get back to work contact your teamster local

  8. Allen Smith

    Unions do have their pros, but the largest violators of the DAC Report are the OTR companies and with 750,000 trucking companies in the U.S., unionizing them all will never happen.

  9. stacey the teamster

    well you have to start somewhere with all the new labor laws and employee free choice act getting ready to pass were gearing up to start organizing weve already organized part of fedex like i said contact your teamster local and our national truckload division usf glen moore is hiring big time so is quality carriers in springfield mo.

  10. ROCKY AAMIR

    I AM A OWNER OPERATOR AND I HIRED A CO-DRIVER,HE TOOK MY FUEL CARD/HIS LOGS/BIL OF LADING, I TRIED TO GET HOLD OF HIM SINCE THREE FOUR DAYS HE IS NOT ANSWERING THE PHONE AND RESPONDING BACK TO ME.
    NOW PLEASE TELL ME HOW AND WHERE CAN I COMPLAINT ABOUT HIM, SO BODY ELSE HIRE HIM UNTIL HE CLEAR ME OUT.
    THANKS

  11. Allen Smith

    If you haven’t already, you can file charges against him and have him convicted. The convictions will automatically show up on his background check by future employers.

    Most companies count theft as an automatic denial for hire.

  12. Transportercasey

    Look ive worked my butt off to get my cdl I just got done my first 6mo with the co. a week and afew days of orent I got my 1st trainer I had to meat him in virgina so I went he didnt show till the next day I sleap out side on the side walk I stayed on his truck for a month then he puts. My shoes out side and it rains that night we get into a dispute he puts me off the truck the co. talks him in to bringing me back to nashville I get a new trainer I was on his truck for 3mo well in half of that time were going through virgina we srart to run low on fule we stop at a station ask the lady if they take comdata she says yes my trainer says put$120.00 in so I do well we go to pay and it rejects the comdata so my trainer calls nashville and they tell him well put $120.00 on your students card just keep the recipt and transflo it in and we will remburs him so we did just that well they took the money out any way a few days latter my trainers dm asked for a faver my trainer told him I dont trust you after what you did to my student the folling friday the money was on my cheak I have ben through a lot more with this co but im just woundering if their is something I can do to stop these kind of things hopening to others?

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