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Podcast: New Trucking Regulations You Can Expect in 2023

Now that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has an administrator for the first time in years, expect to see a raft of new and updated trucking regulations in 2023. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as we discuss anticipated rules when it comes to truck speed limiters; truck driver drug and alcohol testing; universal IDs for trucks; independent contractors/owner-operators; the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program; and much more. Listen now and learn what new trucking rules are headed your way.

Blog: A Look Back at Trucking During 2022

At the beginning of 2022, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration forecast several important rulemakings but they have yet to come to fruition. This wasn’t because FMCSA fell asleep at the wheel. Rather, as an executive branch agency in a mid-term election year, FMCSA paid a lot of attention to top-of-mind public issues – the COVID-19 pandemic and the supply chain crisis. Despite this, the agency issued some important rules. Read this review of major rulemakings from FMCSA in 2022.

Blog: FMCSA Seeks to Modify Emergency Exemptions

The FMCSA has proposed modifying the scope of regulatory relief automatically granted in declared emergencies. While motor carriers and drivers need relief from hours of service rules when responding to emergencies, FMCSA says, allowing an automatic exemption to other regulations could jeopardize the safe operating conditions those regulations are intended to support. Read about what rules FMCSA may possibly change.

Whitepaper: How 3 Carriers Solved Their Safety Score Problems

Three carriers. Three different safety challenges. One solution: INFORM Safety. Learn how INFORM Safety from PrePass takes the very same data FMCSA uses to evaluate motor carrier safety and displays it in easy-to-understand graphics and visual images, guiding fleet managers to the underlying root causes of truck safety score problems. Read now and see how you can improve your carrier safety scores.

Blog: Homeland Security Further Extends REAL ID Deadline

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently announced a 24-month extension of the deadline for full enforcement of REAL ID. The deadline had been May 3, 2023, less than five months away. Now full enforcement of the REAL ID will begin May 7, 2025. While a REAL ID is not necessary to simply drive on the highway, you could miss out on some benefits by not having one. Learn how possessing a REAL ID opens more business opportunities for truckers.

Blog: New Year = New Trucking Rules

A look at the U.S. Department of Transportation Significant Rulemaking Report coupled with new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration efforts in 2022 leads to one conclusion: 2023 will be a very big year for trucking regulations! And that’s even before viewing the federal government’s most recent Unified Regulatory Agenda. Read about the likely 2023 trucking rulemakings by category.

Video: Get More Bypass Location Coverage with the PrePass App

The PrePass weigh station bypass app gives you the option to expand bypass opportunities using Apple iOS, Android, and select telematics or routing devices. The bypass app is a perfect solution for truckers wanting greater location coverage, the simplicity of app administration, and integration with their in-cab technology. The PrePass app can be used alone or in conjunction with a PrePass transponder, which includes electronic toll payment management services. Learn more in this new, two-minute video.

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