March 20th, 2023
The Split Sleeper Berth Rule for Truckers Explained

For those not familiar, the split sleeper berth rule allows commercial drivers to split their mandatory 10-hour rest breaks into two non-consecutive segments and still reset their substantive time limits. The shorter of the two segments must be at least two hours long. The longer of the two must be at least seven hours long, and the total must equal at least 10 hours combined. Learn how the split sleeper berth rule can benefit both drivers and truck fleets by offering flexibility in hours-of-service compliance.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
March 15th, 2023
Get Ready for Truck Safety Enforcement Events in 2023

International Roadcheck runs from May 16-18, 2023. The event is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world, with nearly 15 trucks and motorcoaches inspected, on average, every minute across North America, according to CVSA. In 2022, during International Roadcheck, CVSA-certified inspectors conducted 59,026 inspections and placed 12,456 commercial motor vehicles and 3,714 commercial motor vehicle drivers out of service.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
March 10th, 2023
PrePass Insider Newsletter – March 2023

The Federal Trade Commission is proposing a broad ban on non-compete agreements between employers and workers, as well as a requirement to rescind existing non-compete clauses. This FTC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would apply to businesses in all industries, including trucking. Learn what those in the trucking industry need to know about this plan and more.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
March 8th, 2023
Safe Truck Driving in Icy Conditions

In many places, snow may be giving way to rain and daytime temps edging above the freezing mark. Yes, your breath may still emerge in a fog, but it’s a sigh of relief that the worst may over… or is it? Because the transition from winter storms to clear roads often brings another hazard – ice. And dealing with the icy conditions that follow a winter storm brings additional awareness.

Blog, Safety
March 2nd, 2023
Revoked ELDs – What Truckers Need to Know & Do

Electronic logging devices have been part of trucking life since 2016. The FMCSA allows ELD providers to self-certify and register their devices. FMCSA will revoke an ELD’s registration if the device does not meet the agency’s minimum standards. Some ELD providers also choose to self-revoke their device’s registration. Not sure whether your ELD is “registered” or “revoked”?

Blog, Regulations, Safety
February 27th, 2023
Podcast #72: Solving The Truck Parking Problem – New Solutions on the Table

Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast as we discuss new efforts, including legislation, to help create more parking places so truck drivers can safely get their rest. Host Evan Lockridge talks with David Heller of the Truckload Carriers Association about how much the lack of available truck parking costs drivers and fleets, how the latest federal infrastructure funding package may address the problem, and even a solution Congress is discussing.

Blog, Podcasts, Trucking Community