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Whether you have a medium or a large size trucking fleet, you can now see where road and bridge tolls are being assessed and confirm you’re getting the best toll rates possible, thanks to a new management tool. Unveiled at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta this week, INFORM Tolling is the latest innovation from HELP Inc., the non-profit provider of the truck weigh station bypass service PrePass. This new tool can help identify...

The images and stories coming out the Houston area this past week have been devastating. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, people the world over are reaching out to help the people of Texas in any way they can. Now, with the storm making landfall in Louisiana, we are witnessing a remarkable resilience and tremendous generosity that has only just begun. Our partners at the Texas Trucking Association (TXTA), headquartered in Austin, have been fielding questions and requests...

HELP Inc. is pleased to announce Karen Rasmussen, our President and Chief Executive Officer, as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious J. R. "Bob" Halladay Award from the Trucking Associations Executive Council (TAEC). Presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to assist and support the work of the 50 state trucking associations that comprise the ATA Federation, the Halladay Award is only awarded when a TAEC region hosting the annual meeting deems an individual worthy of...

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol recently approved the deployment of truck pre-clearance and weigh station bypass at 10 new locations throughout the state. North Carolina became a PrePass state in 2015 when the service was deployed at the Hillsborough weigh stations on I-40. The following locations will be able to process PrePass qualified trucks within the next 60 days: I-95 northbound near Lumberton I-95 southbound in Halifax County I-85 northbound in Gaston County I-85 southbound near...

HELP Inc.’s PrePass, North America’s leading provider of truck weigh station bypass services, is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Bestpass, the continent’s largest provider of toll management services for commercial trucking, to offer an integrated solution. Thanks to this new agreement, Bestpass customers can now use a single transponder for both bypassing and toll payments. Bestpass customers now have the option of enrolling their Bestpass transponders into PrePass’ weigh station bypass system, reducing the need...

PrePass-approved trucks will soon receive the green light to bypass weigh stations in North Dakota. HELP Inc., the provider of PrePass, is pleased to announce North Dakota is the 33rd state to offer its weigh station bypass service, beginning with sites at Mooreton and Williston. The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) also will deploy mobile PrePass equipment at various locations around the state. “We are excited our commercial vehicle enforcement officers will soon have PrePass at both...

Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is dedicated to educating, equipping, empowering and mobilizing the trucking and travel plaza industry to spot and combat domestic sex trafficking. On April 18, Arkansas’ Governor Asa Hutchinson signed Act 922, which requires TAT training for all Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) holders in Arkansas. According to TAT, it can be challenging to know actual numbers due to secrecy and lack of reporting. However, there are an estimated 20.9 million slaves around...

American Trucking Associations (ATA) announced Friday its renewal of HELP Inc.’s PrePass services as an Endorsed ATA Featured Product, further strengthening the partnership between the two groups. In addition, HELP Inc. has again been named an ATA Corporate Partner. “HELP Inc. and its innovative PrePass services are an outstanding example of the value created by effective public-private partnerships,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “This sort of strategic collaboration strengthens our industry by improving safety, reducing...

We just launched an advanced new business intelligence tool designed to enhance the way you look at and use safety data. InfoRM™ (Information & Reports Manager) provides you with granular details about truck inspections and safety information to quickly identify areas in need of improvement and take action. InfoRM compiles Inspection Selection System (ISS) score factors from the most current, accurate data sets and generates a company snapshot. The data system is an added benefit to PrePass weigh station...

HELP Inc. is pleased to congratulate Charles Endorf, a driver with Werner Enterprises in Nebraska for being named winner of the 2017 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA). This prestigious award from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is presented to individuals with at least 25 years of accident-free driving experience who regularly go the extra mile as commercial motor vehicle drivers in terms of safety, performance, compliance and driving best practices. Endorf has been a driver with Werner...