A Botched Submission | Shoptalk Series, Episode #90


In this episode of The Power Producers Podcast, David Carothers and co-host Kyle Houck talk about the importance of having driver selection criteria established on the front-end and communicating that to your clients.

Episode Highlights:

  • David talks about the call that he had with someone where they talked about a contentious meeting all based on having drivers with bad driving record. (2:07)
  • David talks about how bad driving records are impacting the hiring plans of companies. (4:41)
  • David discusses the importance of providing a driver selection criteria. (6:49)
  • David shares that many companies who have bad comp claims are auto-related. (9:13)
  • David explains that your agencies need to have criteria established and clients should be MVR’s in house. (10:05)
  • Kyle asks David if there are any restrictions on employees accessing their MVR. (12:33)

Tweetable Quotes:

  • “I’m pretty sure that everybody that is looking for a job in the trades right now has a crappy driving record. That’s just my theory because the ones who don’t are always getting hired.” – David Carothers
  • “I think that you know, if the client is of decent size, you’re totally right, they should have some sort of MVR check capabilities on their end” – Kyle Houck

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