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On March 23, representatives from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) met with President Trump and Vice President Pence to discuss issues relating to trucking, transportation and infrastructure. The ATA group included Chris Spear, President and CEO, Kevin Birch, Chairman, James Burg, Co-Chair of ATA Infrastructure Funding Task Force and HELP Inc. board member, and others including 12 drivers and 11 CEOs. This is the first time the ATA has been able to have trucks on the White House...

PHOENIX, Feb. 20, 2017 – PrePass recently expanded its tolling services for PrePass Plus and PrePass Tolls Only customers in Texas tolling facilities operated by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and the Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA). The expanded PrePass service provides commercial drivers and fleets consolidated billing and toll cost savings as part of the nationwide network. “Tolling is often seen as an inconvenience as it can cause...

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...

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...

GROENDYKE'S HUTCHINSON TERMINAL REACHES SAFETY MILESTONE Groendyke Transport’s Hutchinson terminal recently set a company record for consecutive miles without an at-fault accident. Between July 2014, and February 2016, drivers at the Hutchinson terminal combined to accumulate 11,905,472 consecutive safe miles, eclipsing the previous company record set by the same terminal in 2001. During that run, Hutchinson’s drivers amassed more than 10 million miles between September 1997 and April 2001. “This is an impressive accomplishment for our drivers. Considering the...

Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations announced it is reaffirming HELP Inc.’s PrePass services as an Endorsed ATA Featured Product, further strengthening the relationship between the two groups. In addition, HELP Inc. has been named an ATA Corporate Partner. “ATA and HELP have a common purpose of creating an environment for the trucking industry that is both efficient and safe,” said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. “HELP’s PrePass services are a perfect example of the type of...

As part of its on-going effort to produce the safest and most accurate bypassing services for its customers, HELP Inc. today announced it has embarked on Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) retrofitting projects at a dozen PrePass sites around the country. “HELP, the public-private partnership that provides PrePass, is committed to implementing the most reliable technology available today in all the services it provides the commercial trucking industry and state agencies,” said HELP President & CEO Karen Rasmussen. “Both our motor...

PHOENIX – PrePass-approved trucks are now eligible to be pre-cleared for bypassing the weigh stations near Hillsborough, NC, making North Carolina the 32nd state in the country to offer this truck safety electronic screening technology. HELP Inc., the provider of PrePass, International Road Dynamics Inc., the provider of NCPass, and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol jointly announced in April 2015 their agreement to allow PrePass users the safety and efficiency benefits of bypassing at the Hillsborough...