November 11th, 2019
Truck Weigh Station Backed Up? Here’s What to Do (And Not Do).

An overflowing weigh station means police and inspectors have their hands full. Don’t add to their problems by requiring a trooper to jump in his car and pull you over for skipping the scales! You can be certain that encounter will not be friendly. Here’s what you should know and what to do if you approach a weigh station where trucks are backed up.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
November 6th, 2019
Even with Trucking, Safety Begins at Home

We can improve our trucking workplace by being aware of safety obstacles and removing them once and for all. Safety does indeed begin at home. Here’s how and why.

Blog, Safety
November 1st, 2019
PrePass Expansion Continues, Helping More Trucking Fleets Save Time and Money

The nation’s premiere weigh station bypass service, PrePass, continues expanding at a rapid pace, offering more opportunities for trucking companies to save time and money. So, what is fueling this growth?

Blog
October 30th, 2019
Podcast #33: As Marijuana Increasingly Becomes Legal Trucking Faces Big Challenges

As marijuana increasingly becomes legal for either recreational or medical use in more states, trucking fleets are seeing greater marijuana use by truck drivers despite a federal prohibition. This introduces a variety of safety concerns. Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast, presented by PrePass, as host Evan Lockridge looks at how trucking is dealing with this safety challenge.

Blog, Podcasts
October 24th, 2019
Updating FMCSA’s CSA Program: Data Deficiencies, Delayed Decisions

In late September, the U. S. Department of Transportation’s Inspector General (DOT IG) published a report on the progress made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in overhauling the program it uses to assess motor carrier safety. That program, Compliance, Safety, Accountability, and specifically its analytical component, the Safety Management System, while an improvement over prior FMCSA safety practices, showed sufficient weaknesses in its nine years of life.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
October 21st, 2019
New Whitepaper Details Everything Truckers Need to Know About REAL ID and Upcoming License Deadlines

If your business takes you across international borders into Canada or Mexico, if you pick up or deliver at ports, and particularly if you serve secure government or military facilities, you will want and need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license (or EDL) and a TWIC card. PrePass offers a guide to the ins and outs of these heightened identification and security credentials.

Blog, Business, Regulations