January 17th, 2024
Driving Cost Savings with RFID and Electronic Tolling

Read the new PrePass whitepaper, “RFID Tolling for Trucks: Enhancing Safety, Efficiency, and Environmental Benefits,” and learn how an RFID transponder is the best choice for when it comes using toll roads equipped with automatic electronic tolling. Not only does an RFID transponder help you save time, fuel, and money, but it also gives you fleet reliable time in transit, improved safety, and reduced environmental impact.

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January 11th, 2024
Has Your Electronic Logging Device Been Cancelled? FMCSA Revokes More ELDs.

It’s almost like feeling out of sorts, heading to your doctor’s office, and learning that your long-time family physician has retired. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires most interstate motor carriers to have electronic logging devices, in their trucks. Truck drivers, in turn, become accustomed to the particular ELD make and model in their cabs. Now they learn that FMCSA has revoked their ELD. What should fleets and drivers do?

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January 8th, 2024
Clearinghouse II: Truckers Must Complete Return-To-Duty Process or Lose Their CDL

The “prohibited” clearinghouse status means that a person holding a commercial driver’s license or a commercial learner’s permit engaged in the prohibited use of drugs or alcohol or refused a drug or alcohol test. Those CDL or CLP holders cannot legally operate a commercial motor vehicle.

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January 3rd, 2024
Podcast #77: Expect These New & Updated Trucking Regulations in 2024

Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast as we discuss what you can expect with Warren Hoemann, a PrePass consultant and a former second in command at the FMCSA. He talks about new trucking rules involving: speed limiters, automatic emergency braking, side underride guards, hair testing truckers for illegal drugs, electronic truck identification, brokers and freight forwarders and much more.

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December 28th, 2023
Navigating the Road Ahead: A Sneak Peek into 2024’s Trucking Regulatory Landscape

As busy as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other federal regulatory agencies were during 2023, they couldn’t finalize everything on their rulemaking agendas in one calendar year. So, 2024 will offer the continuation of many rulemakings from 2023. Will these regulators take on anything completely new in 2024? The Unified Regulatory Agenda says yes… but remember that the dates shown for agency actions are only estimates.

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December 26th, 2023
Navigating the Trucking Regulatory Landscape: A Recap of 2023

From the contentious discussions surrounding truck speed limiters to the examination of unique identification devices (UIDs) transmitting truck data to law enforcement, each development brought its own set of challenges and even controversy. This recap delves into the key highlights of changes in trucking regulations during 2023, providing insights into critical areas such as: automatic emergency braking, side underride guards, drug and alcohol testing procedures, and the evolving landscape of broker and freight forwarder regulations, among other areas.

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