December 7th, 2021
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives Safely and On-Time with PrePass

System Transport, a motor carrier based in Washington state, carried the tree on a state-of-the-art Kenworth truck equipped with PrePass. The 84-foot tall White Fir nicknamed “Sugar Bear” “grew up” in the Six Rivers National Forest in California and began the 3,300-mile journey to the U.S. Capitol Building back on Oct. 29, 2021. PrePass helps make sure System Transport trucks arrive on time by allowing them to safely bypass weigh stations across the country.

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December 2nd, 2021
Record Traffic Fatalities, Trucking Issues and Differences

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released a report showing the largest six-month increase ever recorded for traffic fatalities. It estimated 20,160 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the first half of 2021, up 18.4% compared to the first six months of 2020.

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November 29th, 2021
Whitepaper Tells How to Reduce Truck Toll Management Headaches

INFORM Tolling is an easy-to-use data visualization software tool that helps carriers quickly identify toll discrepancies and streamline the toll reconciliation process. Unlike the monthly mailed invoices carriers receive from multiple toll agencies, INFORM Tolling offers a single online statement, updated daily, allowing fleets to drill down on questionable toll transactions or analyze trends for operational improvement.

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November 23rd, 2021
The Infrastructure Bill. What’s in It for Trucking?

After months of debate and negotiations, Congress passed a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure bill in November, one of the largest appropriations measures ever undertaken by Congress. And while not everyone is happy with the final version signed into law by President Biden, the legislation contains several trucking provisions worth noting.

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November 18th, 2021
Trucking Into Canada? ELD Enforcement Deadline Set for June 2022

Transport Canada, the country’s equivalent of the U.S. Transportation Department, set a start date of June 12, 2021 to replace paper logs with electronic logging devices. The move by Transport Canada followed the required adoption of ELDs in the U.S. in 2017. But take note north of the border for differences in ELD regulations and hours of service rules.

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November 15th, 2021
3 Things Fleet Managers Should Know About Truck Safety Enforcement Officers

You know the image: the crisp uniform, the official badge and nameplate, the wide-brimmed hat. But beyond the image, fleet managers need to know three important things about the officers who enforce truck safety. Why? Because truck safety programs don’t succeed at a fleet just because of decisions made by one person. Safety is a team effort. And that means reaching out and looking beyond their uniform.

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