Should I put this on the application???

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  1. braceface

    braceface Light Load Member

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    I had a very minor incident about 10 years ago on private property while driving for my present employer...I backed into a chain link post and bent it...

    My question is this, should I put this down as apreventable accident when I fill out my application for Wal Mart?

    Besides this one incident, there is nothing else on my driving record.

    Any insight from anyone who works for Wal Mart would be appreciated..
     
  2. Eggbert

    Eggbert Bobtail Member

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    This is right off the website. So I would say No need to divulge that info.

    Interstate Class A Commercial Driver's License with Hazmat endorsements
    Three years of current over-the-road tractor/trailer experience
    Minimum of 50,000 miles over-the-road tractor/trailer experience in each of those three years
    Minimum of 250,000 miles over-the-road tractor/trailer experience
    No preventable accidents while operating a commercial motor vehicle in the last three years
    No preventable accidents while operating a commercial motor vehicle resulting in a fatality (lifetime)
    No preventable DOT recordable accidents while operating a commercial motor vehicle in the last 10 years
    No more than 1 non-preventable accident while operating a commercial motor vehicle in the last three years
    No more than two minor moving violations while operating a personal or commercial motor vehicle in the last three years
    No serious traffic violations while operating a personal or commercial motor vehicle in the last three years
    No convictions for a DUI, DWI, OUI, or reckless driving with alcohol/drugs involved within the last 10 years
     
  3. braceface

    braceface Light Load Member

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    I know that when you fill out the application, they ask for all preventable accidents (LIFETIME)...

    I guess my question is, and it may be a DUMB QUESTION, would something so MINOR be considered an accident, or CONSIDERED A minor incident..

    There was no damage to the equipment I was driving, only a chain link fence post that I damaged. I contacted my company, and did lose my safety bonus over this, that year.

    I want to be honest on the application, I know they value honesty in a big way, just not sure if it incident is relevant, or considerad preventable accident.
     
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  4. DIESEL DOG

    DIESEL DOG Light Load Member

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    Why take a chance? Be honest and put it down, because they will discover it !
     
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  5. JustSonny

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    If you 're debating, with yourself, whether or not you should or shouldn't........then you should. JMHO!
     
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  6. braceface

    braceface Light Load Member

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    Thanks fella's, makes sense!!! Appreciate the input!!!
     
  7. Eggbert

    Eggbert Bobtail Member

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    Yep, if it says lifetime on the app then definately put it down. I agree with everyone elses comments also.
     
  8. Skip1965

    Skip1965 Medium Load Member

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    Was it reported on a DAC or with the BMV? Did you fill out an accident report as a result? Were you terminated or disciplined for it?

    If you answered yes to any of these, disclose it. If not, then don't.
     
  9. braceface

    braceface Light Load Member

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    Not on DAC, or DMV, No accident report, but did lose my safety bonus.
     
  10. Bill104

    Bill104 <b>Pepsiholic</b>

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    If its not in your dac or mvr records then it never happened, you seem worried about it which tells me there might be more to it then your saying, if thats true then use it,don't try to hide anything that has a paper trail, they will find it. Happy hauling
     
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