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November 11th, 2019
Truck Weigh Station Backed Up? Here’s What to Do (And Not Do).

An overflowing weigh station means police and inspectors have their hands full. Don’t add to their problems by requiring a trooper to jump in his car and pull you over for skipping the scales! You can be certain that encounter will not be friendly. Here’s what you should know and what to do if you approach a weigh station where trucks are backed up.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
November 6th, 2019
Even with Trucking, Safety Begins at Home

We can improve our trucking workplace by being aware of safety obstacles and removing them once and for all. Safety does indeed begin at home. Here’s how and why.

Blog, Safety
November 1st, 2019
PrePass Expansion Continues, Helping More Trucking Fleets Save Time and Money

The nation’s premiere weigh station bypass service, PrePass, continues expanding at a rapid pace, offering more opportunities for trucking companies to save time and money. So, what is fueling this growth?

October 30th, 2019
Podcast #33: As Marijuana Increasingly Becomes Legal Trucking Faces Big Challenges

As marijuana increasingly becomes legal for either recreational or medical use in more states, trucking fleets are seeing greater marijuana use by truck drivers despite a federal prohibition. This introduces a variety of safety concerns. Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast, presented by PrePass, as host Evan Lockridge looks at how trucking is dealing with this safety challenge.

Blog, Podcasts
October 24th, 2019
Updating FMCSA’s CSA Program: Data Deficiencies, Delayed Decisions

In late September, the U. S. Department of Transportation’s Inspector General (DOT IG) published a report on the progress made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in overhauling the program it uses to assess motor carrier safety. That program, Compliance, Safety, Accountability, and specifically its analytical component, the Safety Management System, while an improvement over prior FMCSA safety practices, showed sufficient weaknesses in its nine years of life.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
October 21st, 2019
New Whitepaper Details Everything Truckers Need to Know About REAL ID and Upcoming License Deadlines

If your business takes you across international borders into Canada or Mexico, if you pick up or deliver at ports, and particularly if you serve secure government or military facilities, you will want and need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license (or EDL) and a TWIC card. PrePass offers a guide to the ins and outs of these heightened identification and security credentials.

Blog, Business, Regulations
October 15th, 2019
FMCSA Moving to Reduce Regulatory Costs for Trucking

When FMCSA proposes new regulations, it does so to further its mission of “reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.” But today regulators are also charged with reducing the burden of regulatory cost whenever possible, incorporating compliance, efficiency and flexibility, and avoiding duplicative regulations.

Blog, Regulations
October 9th, 2019
Podcast #32: Study Shows Truck Driver Detention Time Increasing. Here’s Why and How It Could Improve.

New results of a four-year study show long-wait times for truck drivers at shippers and receivers has not improved. In fact, it’s gotten worse, according to the American Transportation Research Institute. Here’s why and how it could improve.

Blog, Podcasts
October 7th, 2019
Learn What You Need to Know About the Upcoming AOBRD to ELD Transition Deadline

If you wait too close to the deadline to comply, you may find your trucks will be unable to hit the road and out of compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hours of service regualtions. Watch this PrePass webinar and learn what you need to know so you can keep running.

Blog, Regulations
October 3rd, 2019

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October 2nd, 2019
The High Price of FMCSA Civil Penalties – Another Reason to Stay Safe, Legal and Compliant

FMCSA like all federal regulatory agencies, has the authority to issue fines and penalties. Those penalties may be imposed after FMCSA enforcement cases. Civil penalties can be levied against motor carriers and their employees, including drivers in certain instances, as well as against shippers, receivers, brokers and freight forwarders.

Blog, Regulations, Safety
September 25th, 2019
Diesel Price Spikes. PrePass Can Help Your Trucking Fleet Save Money.

While the average U.S. cost of diesel this week is 19 cents lower than it was the same time a year ago, there are increasing concerns this recent spike is putting a strain on trucking company profitability.


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