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PrePass / Articles posted by Chris Teague

The Lewis and Clark Bridge, formerly known as the East End Bridge, opened to electronic tolling last week, December 30, 2016. It was the final major piece of the $2.3 billion Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project to open. The bridge connects Utica, Ind., and Prospect, Ky., and allows truckers to link up multiple routes through Kentucky and Southern Indiana. This bridge, along with the new North Abraham Lincoln Bridge and the improved South Kennedy Bridge, will...

HELP Inc. is rolling along with new PrePass sites near Mt. Pass, CA, Superior, WI and Sundance, WY. These new sites now provide weigh station pre-clearance and bypass for PrePass-approved trucks. We also recently installed new weigh-in-motion (WIM) scales at two PrePass locations near Cheyenne, WY. PrePass utilizes reliable transponder technology that ensures 99.9% accurate data transmission while keeping drivers focused on the road. PrePass is a service offered by HELP Inc., a non-profit public private partnership...

Mark Doughty addressed weigh station bypassing and the state of commercial trucking inspection during a recent interview on iTruck radio. Mark is the Chief Operating Officer at HELP Inc., a non-profit organization providing the PrePass weigh station bypass system. The 40-minute interview covers the history of weigh station bypass, data integrity and security, carrier safety score improvement, and wireless roadside inspection. You can listen to the complete live interview below. You can listen to iTruck radio...

HELP Inc., provider of PrePass, was awarded the Mike Russell Trucking Image Award during the recent American Trucking Associations 2016 Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) in Las Vegas. HELP was specifically cited for its safety messaging to create awareness of the importance of safe operations both within the trucking industry and among the motoring public, as well as its support of national and state industry safety efforts. HELP Inc. was founded in 1993 as a non-profit public/private...

PrePass InfoRM™ Brings Safety Inspection Data to Life New Data Visualization Tool Helps Fleets Improve Inspection Selection Scores (LAS VEGAS) – HELP Inc., provider of PrePass®, today unveiled a new business intelligence tool that revolutionizes the way carriers look at their safety data. InfoRM provides carriers with the information they need to understand the anatomy of Inspection Selection System (ISS) scores. This score is the key factor enforcement agencies use to determine which trucks to inspect. InfoRM provides an...

There’s an old saying that if you build it, they will come. In the world of weigh station bypassing, if you build the system right, states will ask you to build more – especially with a system proven to have 99.9% reliability. For over two decades, safe carriers have benefited through PrePass electronic pre-screening and weigh station bypasses in 32 states. Weigh in motion scales (WIMs) integrated with bypass technology provide a benefit to carriers by screening...

Phoenix, AZ – Fleets of all sizes can now take advantage of the nation’s only one-stop-shop for bypassing and tolls -- PrePass Plus. HELP Inc., the non-profit public/private partnership that provides PrePass® weigh station bypass and other truck safety services, announced today it is expanding its money- and time-saving PrePass Plus service to all fleets. Formed in 1993, HELP Inc. is the only provider of one-device bypassing for qualified fleets, along with electronic toll payments. Today, over half...

Ralph Garcia, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, is an outstanding example of the best of the best in the trucking industry. As a driver for ABF Freight System for 23 years, Garcia has been recognized for the work he’s done both for his company and for the industry. He’s one of the elite America’s Road Team Captains for the American Trucking Association and recently was honored with ATA’s Mike Russell Trucking Image Award. He’s been a professional...

March 5, 2015 – Over a half million trucks from nearly 41,000 trucking fleets are now enrolled in PrePass and qualified to bypass weigh stations and ports of entry in 31 states. HELP Inc., the only non-profit public/private partnership serving the commercial vehicle safety sector, has provided PrePass electronic screening and weigh station bypass, along with other truck safety services, since 1993. Under HELP’s strict screening rules, only carriers with good safety records and all necessary credentials can...