May 4th, 2023
Is This a Good Time to Apply for Weigh Station Bypass Service?

Is this the right time to apply for bypass service? Isn’t FMCSA redoing all the CSA safety calculations? Wasn’t the agency asking for input on Universal Electronic Identifiers last fall? Now is a good time – because there is never a bad time to improve your fleet safety. Improved safety may qualify your fleet for PrePass, but, even more importantly, improved safety saves lives, saves money, avoids crashes, retains good truck drivers, and brings more business. So, start now!

Blog, Safety, Trucking Community
May 1st, 2023
New Whitepaper: How to Prevent a Truck Crash from Becoming a Catastrophe

In the new PrePass whitepaper, “How to Prevent a Truck Crash from Becoming a Catastrophe,” motor carriers will learn that fleets have distinct advantages when truck-involved accidents do occur. Principal among those advantages is that the motor carrier, through its truck drivers, often knows about the accident first and can take photos and gather facts before others — and their attorneys — ever get involved.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
April 27th, 2023
PrePass Insider Newsletter – April 2023

Truck net weights are coming under assault. And the threat comes not from an economic competitor, but from state and federal regulators. In this two-part blog series, we look at the efforts to regulate electric trucks, and the impending federal rulemaking on side underride guards, both from the weight standpoint. Learn more in this edition of the PrePass Insider newsletter.

Blog, Regulations
April 24th, 2023
Podcast #73: Truck Drivers Beware! CBD Products May Cause Career Altering Side Effects

Listen to this latest edition of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as Brandon Wiseman of Trucksafe Consulting discusses how CBD use can lead to truck drivers testing positive for marijuana, the repercussions of a positive drug test, if CBD use by truckers can lead to impaired driving, and more.

Blog, Podcasts, Regulations, Safety
April 20th, 2023
Learn How Your Trucking Operation Can Save Money on Toll Costs

Watch this video as Bob Trent of PrePass spoke with Heavy Duty Trucking magazine in an episode of “HDT Leadership Insights” about potential pitfalls in automatic electronic tolling and how motor carriers can avoid problems. 

April 17th, 2023
FMCSA Flagging Motor Carriers That Haven’t Updated Government Form

The football season may be over – at least for colleges and the NFL – but “flags” are flying at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The agency is “flagging” motor carriers which have not updated their MCS-150 forms within the past two-years. Those motor carriers will receive closer scrutiny from the federal government and its law enforcement partners. Closer scrutiny is not always a good thing.

Blog, Regulations