If you are to hire for the best company truck driver, you need to make sure that you are prepared to invest for a bit of your money right upfront. Make sure that you will follow the following tips when you are to decide to hire for the right driver for your company.
Make sure that you are going to do an interview for the truck driver when you are looking for the possible or the potential driver. You can hire a certain member of the transportation department who is going to sit in for the interview for you when there is none among the HR department has driven the truck before. If ever that none in the transportation department management ever drove a truck, then you can select for the experienced driver who will be doing the interview process for you.
You can allow the transportation member to be able to actively join that of the interview and let them participate in the interview. Beforehand, the HR can schooled them with the proper questions and at the same time what not to do when asking the questions. The good thing is that the company driver can be able to ask some job specific questions and then know from that of the interviewee’s the certain answers if ever they have the skills or none.
The second tip is that you can benefit from that of the interview regarding the practical skills. You have to make sure that you are going to have applicant to be able to demonstrate those of the basic skills right during that of the second interview.
Make sure that you also do the third step which is running of through the driver’s profile. As soon as you are able to do so, you can now then run for the CSA or the Compliance, Safety, and the Accountability profile of the driver. Maybe you have already run for the motor vehicle report for all of your drivers, but running for the CSA profile will actually aid you to be able to weed out those of the drivers who have the chances of causing an accidents, tickets, or those that may cause some safety-related incidents for your company truck.
You can also benefit from that of the on-the-job kind of evaluation. You can ask the transportation manager if he or she can follow the truck driver on the road during that of the completion training for the first two weeks. Make sure that you will not tell the new driver with this matter so that he or she will not be cautious in his or her actions that someone is observing him or her during driving. This is to see if he or she knows how to abide to the rules of the road.