PrePass

PrePass, Bestpass partner to allow drivers to use one transponder for both services

The goal of the agreement is to help Bestpass trucking customers of all sizes, including owner-operators, save more time and money, according to John Andrews, Bestpass president and CEO.

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PrePass bypass service expanding into North Dakota

PrePass says weigh stations at Mooreton along I-29 and Williston along U.S. Highway 2 will be the first sites that truck will be getting bypass signals.

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NASTC to begin offering PrePass to members

NASTC to begin offering PrePass to members

The NASTC PrePass program is available to NASTC members not enrolled in PrePass in the last six months with less than 100 power unites. Fleets must also meet minimum safety score requirements to qualify.

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PrePass adds Texas tolls to services

PrePass adds Texas tolls to services

In order to take advantage of PrePass for Texas tolls, PrePass Plus users must opt in to the new services and complete an authorization form.

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PrePass adds new bypass sites in three states

PrePass adds new bypass sites in three states

Truckers using PrePass are now eligible to bypass a trio of weigh stations recently added to the company’s network. Help Inc., provider of PrePass, also announced it has installed weigh-in-motion scales at two PrePass locations near Cheyenne, Wyo., on I-25 northbound and I-80 westbound.

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Midwest Muscle: Iowa bolsters targeted approach to driver violations

Midwest Muscle: Iowa bolsters targeted approach to driver violations

Iowa DOT's high violations-per-inspection ranking, among other data, underscores an increasing focus on driver violations, particularly related to hours of service.

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Are small carriers singled out for inspection? Short answer: Yes

Are small carriers singled out for inspection? Short answer: Yes

FMCSA routinely bumps the Inspection Selection System scores of "data-insufficient" carriers -- i.e. those who haven't been inspected enough to product CSA SMS scores -- to 99, making bypass systems virtually useless and ensuring more inspections.

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Bill would put the brakes on Wireless Roadside Inspection

Bill would put the brakes on Wireless Roadside Inspection

As with truck systems, inspections could see in relatively short order a future in which more happens with less human involvement. Recent draft DOT appropriations bill item seeks to curb "Wireless Roadside Inspection" pending DOT's addressing of industry, enforcement concerns.

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POLL: If any, what weigh station bypassing system do you use?

Whether the longstanding PrePass or NorPass systems or newer Drivewyze (or none at all), which system is in your truck? Vote in the poll here and sound off on system utility in the comments.

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Scale bypass options growing for owner-ops: A look at the maps

Scale bypass options growing for owner-ops: A look at the maps

Scale bypass option networks have grown tremendously since their beginnings just more than 20 years ago. Here's a look at the maps of two of the biggest.

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