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In terms of motor vehicle records (MVRs), expungement is a legal procedure to remove from view part of an individual's driving record. In some jurisdictions, expunged records can still be considered by courts in future cases or used by law enforcement and government agencies for limited purposes. This should be of concern to fleet managers. The legal question is whether the prior MVR with the speeding violations is "discoverable" if there is a future lawsuit. What is your company's liability exposure by allowing an employee to continue driving for company business after knowing a record was expunged? Legal opinions go both ways. However, if you are a defendant, guess which position the plaintiff's attorney will argue. 

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