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New Truck Parking Solutions Under Consideration
For many years truck drivers have rightfully complained about a lack of available safe truck parking, especially during the nighttime hours. In fact, some say the situation is getting worse. Now, the issue is receiving some real attention. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast as we discuss new efforts, including federal legislation, to create more parking places so truck drivers can safely get their rest. Listen now to “Eyes on the Road.”
Trucking and the FTC’s Non-Compete Proposal
The Federal Trade Commission is proposing a broad ban on non-compete agreements between employers and workers, as well as a requirement to rescind existing non-compete clauses. This FTC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would apply to businesses in all industries, including trucking. Learn what those in the trucking industry need to know about this plan and how to file comments with the FTC by the March 20 deadline. Read now in the PrePass blog.
Save Time, Fuel & Money by Paying Tolls with a Transponder
Tolling technology comes in two versions: toll by plate and toll by transponder. Both reduce delays, but each accomplishes collecting tolls very differently. Those differences can greatly affect your bottom line. Read this guide, “The Pros and Cons of Truck Tolling by Plate,” and learn how errors and delays in toll billing frequently occur in toll by plate systems, among other problems. In contrast, tolling by transponder delivers nearly 100% accuracy and can save you time, fuel, and money. Read now.
FMCSA Proposes Overhaul to CSA System
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing changes to the Safety Measurement System. The SMS comprises the mathematical portion of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program used to calculate motor carrier safety ratings and assign intervention levels. FMCSA is envisioning numerous and substantive changes to the SMS. Read what’s in the plan and how you can comment on the proposal.
Revoked ELDs – What Truckers Need to Know & Do
Electronic logging devices have been part of trucking life for several years. In the U.S., the FMCSA allows ELD providers to self-certify and register their devices for use by truckers and fleets. However, if an ELD fails to meet the agency’s minimum standards, FMCSA will revoke the device’s registration. Also, some ELD providers choose to self-revoke their device’s registration for various reasons. But what are truckers and motor carriers supposed to do when this happens? Find out in this new PrePass blog.
New Trucking Regulations You Can Expect in 2023
Expect a raft of new and updated trucking regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2023. Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as we discuss anticipated rules on 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 and learn what new trucking rules are heading your way.
California Proposes Zero-Emission Trucks
The California Air Resources Board recently announced its proposed Advanced Clean Fleets program. A hallmark of the plan mandates motor carriers to purchase zero-emission trucks when replacing vehicles. For some fleets, that requirement could kick in as early as 2024. In the meantime, several states are considering their own tougher emissions rules while the federal government has released its own new truck emissions regulations. Read more about this and why this is happening.
Keep Up with PrePass
See which trucking industry events PrePass is attending in 2023 and where you can visit the PrePass booth to receive your personal demonstration of PrePass products and services. This includes the PrePass weigh station bypass app, PrePass electronic toll payments and management service, and INFORM™ Safety and INFORM™ Tolling software for improving truck safety scores and lowering toll costs.
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