The Risk of Relying on Drivers to Self-Report Violations or Suspensions

Driving with a suspended or revoked license is illegal in every state. When an employee willfully drives with a suspended or revoked driver's license, he or she may be cited, arrested, and charged for a misdemeanor offense.

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A 2005 study, showed that 20%-50% of employers do not receive notifications about their drivers' conviction in a timely matter.

While employees may be aware of the FMCSA regulations and company policies to self-report, they may not always do so. Reasons to not self-disclose motor vehicle violations and instead continue to drive include:

  • Fear of losing job
  • Not even knowing license is suspended
  • Erroneously thinking "they will never get caught"