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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...

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...

PrePass tolling service customers can now use their PrePass Plus or Tolls Only transponder to pay tolls 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 consolidated billing and toll cost savings as part of the nationwide network. PrePass provides access to discounted electronic toll fees, streamlined invoicing that eliminates the need for receipt collection and management of multiple...

What makes a fleet one of the best fleets to drive for? The answer is no one thing.  Rather it is a combination of factors that work together to make a fleet a desirable place for drivers to work. The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) recently announced the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For and five others as Fleets to Watch. Once nominated — by a company driver or owner-operator — Carriers Edge talks to fleet executives and...

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...