July 23rd, 2021
Learn How Connected Technology is Changing Trucking

Watch this webinar presentation from PrePass, “Connected Truck Interoperability: Impacts & Opportunities for Your Fleet” and learn about connected vehicle technology interoperability and what the impact and practical opportunities are for your specific fleet or logistics operation. You will discover how technology interoperability and its use of data – including credentialing, safety records and toll payment capture – is changing the trucking industry and what’s in store for the future.

July 20th, 2021
It’s Time to ‘Tech-Celerate’ in Trucking!

Thirty years ago government and industry found common cause in truck technology. Today, a similar joint effort is underway. Once again, government and industry are working together toward a safety and efficiency goal through advanced technology. The new collaborative effort is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s “Tech-Celerate Now” program. The FMCSA is bringing together government agencies and trucking organizations to reduce truck-involved fatalities, injuries and crashes through the expanded use of advanced driver assistance systems.

July 14th, 2021
Podcast #55: Coming Soon – Electronic Truck Inspections. What You Need to Know.

As the trucking industry continues evolving so are truck inspections, including how enforcement conducts them. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast and find out how soon the new Level VIII truck inspections could head your way. In an interview with former law enforcement chief and current PrePass executive Steve Vaughn, you will also hear about the plan to electronically identify each and every truck as they’re going down the highway.

Blog, Podcasts
July 8th, 2021
Trucking Legislation in House and Senate Infrastructure Bills

One of the few things Congress must do each session is fund the federal government. Generally, legislators accomplish that through appropriations measures for each of the 15 executive departments. Congress takes that opportunity to tell the departments how to use the taxpayer money appropriated. For trucking, that means Congressional directives to the FMCSA on new trucking regulations and to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on new vehicle standards.

July 5th, 2021
The Truck Speed Limiter Debate Returns

After avoiding congressional leaders’ attention for several years, speed limiters on trucks are receiving renewed interest on Capitol Hill. House members Lucy McBath (D-GA) and John Katko (R-NY) recently reintroduced the “Cullum Owings Large Truck Safe Operating Speed Act.” The legislation would mandate U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) regulations requiring speed limiters on all new commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), and speed limiting technologies already installed on CMVs manufactured after 1992.

June 30th, 2021
5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Weigh Station Bypass Service

There are many good reasons to participate in a weigh station bypass program. That’s why smart and intelligent truckers seek to qualify and stay qualified for bypass. But now that you use PrePass, here are five ways to get the most out of it.