January 23rd, 2020
Economic and Regulatory Experts Outline What 2020 May Have in Store for Trucking

Economist Donald Broughton takes an overview of where the economy is now, where it’s headed in 2020, and what it means for trucking companies. Former FMCSA Deputy Administrator Warren Hoemann details the status of trucking rules in the pipeline, how they may turn out and what new rules the federal government has in store for trucking.

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January 20th, 2020
Living on the Edge. Do you Know the Top Three Truck Crash Causes?

Advertising and entertainment often show us people living on the edge. The very fact that dangerous stunts so commonly appear on our TV and movie screens suggests that just maybe a little living on the edge is societally acceptable. In the world of highway safety, however, going out to the edge can lead to injury and death.

Blog, Safety
January 15th, 2020
Why Does Empire Warehouse Stick with PrePass? It’s About Saving Time and Money.

For any trucking company, the more time saved during a pickup or delivery can easily translate into making more money. But when a carrier is smaller with a little more than a dozen trucks, time is even more crucial because each truck represents a greater percentage of their total fleet. That’s why Empire Warehouse has remained a PrePass customer for more than 25 years.

Blog, Business
January 9th, 2020
Here’s What to Expect from FMCSA with Trucking Regulations in 2020

Our form of government puts a premium on what is acceptable to Congress and the Administration – particularly in an election year. So any regulatory prognosticator should be apprehensive as to the outcome. What all can agree, though, is that the regulatory plate is full for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2020.

Blog, Regulations
January 6th, 2020
Podcast #36: Get The Details on New Trucking Regulations Coming in 2020

While 2020 has just gotten underway, it’s already shaping up to be one of the busiest years in quite a while when it comes to new trucking regulations taking effect as well as those under development. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast, presented by PrePass, as host Evan Lockridge talks with former FMCSA Deputy Administrator Warren Hoemann about what’s headed your way.

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January 2nd, 2020
Unpredictable Weather Calls for Predictable Trucking Resources

Winter or summer, springtime floods or tropical storms in the fall, Mother Nature has predictably unpredictable conditions to throw at us. Plan in advance for alternate routes and parking locations if the regular road is closed and the usual truck parking is filled. Know in advance where road construction is planned. Have a reliable response ready when faced with unreliable weather conditions.

Blog, Safety