driving history

Driving History

If a job requires an employee to drive, it is imperative for an employer to review candidates’ driving records in order to examine risk factors associated with a history of accidents and/or violations. Applicant Information offers a full suite of motor vehicle services that help our customers assess risk and maintain federal, state, and industry regulations.

MVR (Motor Vehicle Reports)

Using information gathered directly from the state requested, Applicant Information’s Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) details an applicant’s insurability, current license status, driving history points, and DUI/DWI offenses. Reports can be conducted on personal or commercial driver’s licenses.

Applicant Information’s Motor Vehicle Reports do not reflect any personally identifiable information and are fully compliant with the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) and related state laws. Depending on the state and license type requested, Motor Vehicle Reports include entries for the last 3–7 years ranging from license status to speeding violations, DUI/DWI offenses, accident history, and more.


The federally implemented Commercial Driver’s License Information System (CDLIS) is a central repository of licenses as issued by each state, intended to uphold the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986, which made it unlawful for drivers to be commercially licensed in more than one state.

A CDLIS search provides information on a driver’s currently held commercial driver’s license (CDL) along with up to three previously held licenses, regardless of what state issued these licenses. Conducting a CDLIS inquiry can be a valuable tool, indicating a need to search more than one state’s department of motor vehicles records. We can also report on current medical certificate status for commercial drivers.