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September 8th, 2021
Podcast #57: How to Avoid the Most Common Violations of Trucking Rules

Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast and learn what are the most common truck driver and truck equipment violations and why they happen. More importantly, you’ll discover how you can prevent such violations from happening to you or your trucks.

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September 1st, 2021
Trucking Things to Know Now: Federal Regulatory Updates

Whatever the political headlines of the day, federal agencies continue to add new trucking regulations, adopt new forms and extend or discontinue previous waivers and exemptions. In this series, “Trucking Things to Know Now,” PrePass provides quick updates on regulatory developments, often with links to more information.

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August 31st, 2021
PrePass Now Available to America’s Motor Carriers on the Geotab Marketplace

PrePass Safety Alliance has announced that PrePass® weigh station bypass service is now available on the Geotab Marketplace, a go-to source for organizations seeking to better manage their fleets. This integration provides qualified motor carriers with a trusted and reliable option to expand bypass opportunities and help improve fleet safety and efficiency.

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August 31st, 2021
PrePass Weigh Station Bypass App Now Available in the Geotab Marketplace

PrePass weigh station bypass service is now available in the Geotab Marketplace. This integration provides qualified motor carriers a trusted and reliable option to expand bypass opportunities and help improve fleet safety and efficiency. The PrePass app works in the background on the Geotab Drive application, delivering passive audio and visual notifications as drivers approach weigh stations, available truck parking and hazardous areas.

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August 26th, 2021
Next Up for Trucking: Automatic Emergency Braking

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have yet to release a joint Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for automatic emergency braking (AEB) on new commercial motor vehicles. However, numerous indications point to automatic emergency braking as the next safety technology included on all new trucks, though it may not come via the government’s usual rulemaking process.

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August 23rd, 2021
Learn How to Compare Weigh Station Bypass Technologies

There are different technology options for truck weigh station bypassing – transponders and mobile apps. But how do you determine which is best for your trucking operation, so you can save the most time and money? Watch this webinar, “Comparing Weigh Station Bypass Technologies. Which is Best?” and learn how to select the best technology for your operation and how to develop a return-on-investment model.

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August 19th, 2021
Why Inspectors Devote a Full Week to Improving Truck Brake Safety

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has set this year’s Brake Safety Week for Aug. 22-28. Throughout the week commercial motor vehicle inspectors will focus on truck brake systems and components. Every North American Standard Inspection includes brakes, so why devote a full week to them? Let’s start with the numbers…

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August 16th, 2021
Many Trucking Items in Latest White House Regulatory Agenda

The Unified Regulatory Agenda captures all regulatory activity  which is maintained by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs within the White House Office of Management and Budget. The White House updates that listing twice a year, spring and fall. OIRA just release the 2021 spring update. These Unified Regulatory Agenda updates offer a good opportunity to see what is “on the plate” at FMCSA, NHTSA or any other agency.

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August 11th, 2021
Podcast #56: In Search of the Holy Grail of Trucking Regulations

For truckers and fleet personnel trying to figure out the federal trucking regulatory landscape, it can feel like an adventure movie. As if you’re Indiana Jones searching for the Lost Ark or you’re adrift in the Temple of Doom. But it doesn’t have to be. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as PrePass regulatory expert Warren Hoemann tells you how to best deal with expected new trucking rules and proposals from the FMCSA

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August 5th, 2021
DOT Audit: FMCSA, States Must Improve Oversight of CDL Violations

A new federal audit finds that many state driver licensing agencies are not quickly sharing information about traffic convictions by Commercial Driver’s License holders. Auditors also found that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is not properly conducting oversight of state CDL programs, as required by federal law. The Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation conducted the audit between November 2019 and May 2021.

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August 3rd, 2021
PrePass Integrates with Omnitracs to Improve Driver Experience

Motor carriers will benefit from this new partnership between PrePass Safety Alliance and Omnitracs LLC by receiving PrePass bypass and safety notifications on Omnitracs One enabled devices. This saves fleets time and money by keeping their drivers on the road, reducing bottom-line costs associated with idling time and fuel usage.

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August 3rd, 2021
Omnitracs Partners with PrePass Safety Alliance to Provide Integrated Solution that Improves Driver Experience

Omnitracs, LLC, a Solera company, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with PrePass Safety Alliance to provide PrePass on its Omnitracs One platform. Fleets that access the PrePass application will be able to bypass weigh stations – improving driver satisfaction with fewer inspection stops and exceeding customer expectations with faster load delivery, while reducing bottom-line costs associated with idling time and fuel usage.

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