MOTION™ app available through Geotab Partner Ecosystem
PHOENIX, AZ – May 6, 2020 – PrePass Safety Alliance, the non-profit provider of the PrePass® truck weigh station bypass service, today announced that its PrePass MOTION™ app will now integrate with Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation. This integration will give qualified motor carriers an additional option to expand bypass opportunities and help improve fleet safety and efficiency.
The PrePass MOTION app uses a cellular connection to provide carriers with weigh station bypassing and in-vehicle driver safety alerts. Drivers will receive alerts indicating work zones ahead, gusty wind areas, steep grades and no commercial vehicle roads, among others.
“Geotab is committed to providing fleet owners and managers with customizable solutions that help address the specific needs of their fleet. As such, we are proud to provide companies like PrePass Safety Alliance with the flexibility to integrate with our open APIs to create customizable and high-class solutions,” said Scott Sutarik, Vice President of Commercial Motor Vehicles at Geotab. “With an open platform approach, Geotab is helping to enable current and future partners to access our robust and dynamic ecosystem around the globe.”
Geotab’s telematics solution, which is utilized by more than 2 million vehicles around the world, enables businesses to make data-driven decisions to help them better manage their fleet. Processing more than 40 billion data points each day, Geotab provides customers with the tools needed to monitor and optimize vehicle efficiencies, including fuel consumption, engine data, driver productivity and safety and hours-of-service. Geotab’s open platform enables customers to customize their data to meet the needs of their operations by allowing users to select and introduce new features to their fleet, including the PrePass MOTION app.
“The integration of PrePass MOTION for Geotab customers provides seamless access to bypass and safety alerts through the Geotab Drive application,” said Mark Doughty, President and CEO of PrePass Safety Alliance. “We are excited to offer this integration and help more carriers save time and fuel, while improving highway safety.”
As a bundled service, the PrePass MOTION bypass app includes the optional use of an RFID transponder to provide for electronic toll payment services. Customers also receive access to INFORM™ Safety software to help assess safety performance and improve safety scores. INFORM provides inspection, violation and weigh station bypass data dashboards available only through PrePass.
Customers can get more information about adding the PrePass MOTION app to Geotab Drive by visiting https://prepass.com/partners/geotab/.
PrePass Safety Alliance is a non-profit public-private partnership focused on commercial transportation safety and efficiency. It introduced the PrePass® program more than 27 years ago, helping qualified commercial motor carriers to stay on schedule and safely bypass inspection facilities at highway speeds. PrePass is the most extensive and technologically advanced weigh station bypass platform in North America. PrePass offers bypass technology choices, including the PrePass RFID transponder and MOTION™ bypass app. PrePass services also include electronic toll payment services, INFORM™ Safety and Tolling software, and mobile safety ALERTS™. Learn more at www.prepass.com.