weigh stations

Option for crowd-sourcing weigh-station status

| August 31, 2012

New Scalechek app provides a directory and alerts for open/closed status of weigh stations across the U.S. and Canada.

Hours and EOBRs: Operator challenge No. 2

| August 03, 2012

Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators. Here’s a closer look at challenge No. 2 of the top five, Hours ...

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

PRO Navigation System

| March 31, 2011

The 5550 PRO Navigation System has a 5-in. LCD screen. It features Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, hours-of-service Log and last-mile routing for road coverage on secondary highways. The Quick-Tabs feature includes ...

PrePass opens in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

| August 02, 2010

A new PrePass site has opened in Martin County, Fla., on the northbound side of Interstate 95 near Port St. Lucie. PrePass is an automated vehicle identification system that allows commercial vehicles to bypass certain ...

Piling on — overweight fines reaching new heights

| February 23, 2010

If the headline seems too outlandish to be true of a truck that actually had some sort of permit -- "Truck bound for drilling site 49.7 tons overweight" -- think again. Enforcement officers in Towanda, ...

New stations equip with PrePass

| January 25, 2010

More weigh stations have recently been equipped with PrePass technology.

Featured Article: No wait for weight

Todd Dills | December 01, 2009

Backlogs at weigh stations and toll booths are a thing of the past for efficiency-minded owner-operators who use automated bypass and collection transponder technology.

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