I am applying for a job and they will do a criminal background and driving record check. I had a DUI a little over 10 yrs. ago, and as I understand it will not show up on criminal background check. But I wonder if they can legally get my whole driving history through DMV or if they just get the "abstract" driver history which is 5 years.
Employment / Labor Attorney
"Legally," they can get whatever is on the public record if they want to pay someone to do the digging.
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If they're looking for your driving record, then it's likely your job requires you to drive for the company frequently. If so, I wouldn't be surprised to see them pull a full history.
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