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August 12th, 2019
New Carrier FMCSA Safety Audits May Now Be Conducted Remotely

Eight years of field testing in 10 states resulted in FMCSA’s announcement that new entrant safety audits may now be conducted remotely in all 50 states.

Blog, Safety
August 7th, 2019
FMCSA Seeks Truck Driver Detention Answers

In a Federal Register notice earlier this summer, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) asked seven questions about capturing reliable data on driver detention at shipper/consignee facilities. Comments are due by September 9.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
August 2nd, 2019
FMCSA Proposes Delay in Entry-Level Driver Training Verification Regulations

According to the FMCSA, more time is needed for adjustments in the IT systems used by driver trainers and by state driver licensing agencies. At the same time, FMCSA is moving forward with the February 7, 2020 effective date for minimum training requirements themselves.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
July 30th, 2019
Podcast #28: How Truck Drivers and Trucking Fleets Can Help Stop Human Trafficking

Millions of people worldwide, including many in the U.S., are caught up in the web of human trafficking, but thanks to the efforts of one group, both truck drivers and fleets can help put a stop to it.

Blog, Podcasts
July 25th, 2019
Can FMCSA Reach Beyond Trucks and Buses to Regulate Shippers?

Nowhere in the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 does the word “shipper” appear. So, how can FMCSA prohibit shippers and others from coercing drivers to violate HOS rules and other safety regulations?

Blog, Regulations, Safety
July 22nd, 2019
Carrier Says Its Found a Key to Keeping Truck Driver Satisfaction High

PrePass keeps Duncan & Son Lines and its drivers happy, because it helps their trucks roll by weigh stations, avoiding long lines of traffic.

Blog, Business
July 16th, 2019
Podcast #27: Talk About Autonomous Trucking Takes a Break

A future in which many were predicting driverless trucks would be taking over the highways in about a decade seems to have taken a time-out. Here’s why.

Blog, Podcasts
July 12th, 2019
Extra Enforcement During Operation Safe Driver Week, Make it Count for You

The crackdown is part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week, meaning there is a greater chance drivers will be issued warnings or citations for dangerous activity behind the wheel.

Blog, Safety, Trucking Community
July 9th, 2019
Canada to Require Trucks to Have ELDs Starting in Mid-2021

Beginning June 21, 2021, Transport Canada will require electronic logging devices (ELDs) when trucking north of the border, replacing paper logs. The Canadian action builds on lessons learned in the U.S. implementation by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Blog, Regulations
July 3rd, 2019
New Whitepaper Explains What You Need to Know About New Entry-Level Driver Training Rules for Truckers

In a new PrePass whitepaper, we explain how truck driver “training providers” of any sort must be registered with FMCSA’s newly-established Training Provider Registry (TPR) as well as new rules when it comes to training student truck drivers.

Blog, Safety
July 2nd, 2019
PrePass Debuts Second Season of “Eyes on the Road” Trucking Podcast

A podcast that discusses trucking industry hot topics for drivers and fleet managers, giving them quick and valuable information, recently began its second season following its successful premiere a year ago.

Press Release
June 28th, 2019
Podcast #26: What Drivers and Fleets Need to Know About Safely Trucking Through Dangerous Mountain Areas

A truck crash along a mountainous portion of I-70 in Colorado earlier this year, killing four people and injuring at least six, has highlighted the dangers of driving along steep grades. Host Evan Lockridge talks with an expert who trains truckers to drive in mountainous areas.

Blog, Podcasts