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  • iTruck Radio interviews Mark Doughty with HELP Inc. Mark Doughty addressed weigh station bypassing and the state of commercial trucking inspection during a recent interview on iTruck radio. Mark is the Chief Operating Officer at HELP Inc., a non-profit organization providing the PrePass weigh station bypass system. The 40-minute interview covers the history of weigh station bypass, data integrity and security, carrier safety ...
  • HELP Board Member Shines at Annual Conference HELP Inc.’s private sector board member Brenda Neville of the Iowa Motor Truck Association was named the Outstanding Trucking Association Executive for 2016 at the annual American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) MCE Conference in Las Vegas this week.  Ms. Neville was also the recipient of the  Mike Russell Trucking Image Award given to a state association ...
  • HELP Inc. Awarded Mike Russell Trucking Image Award HELP Inc., provider of PrePass, was awarded the Mike Russell Trucking Image Award during the recent American Trucking Associations 2016 Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) in Las Vegas. HELP was specifically cited for its safety messaging to create awareness of the importance of safe operations both within the trucking industry and among the motoring public, ...
  • Colorado State Patrol Welcomes Seven New POE Officers Colorado State Patrol (CSP) Col. Scott Hernandez was on hand to swear in seven new Colorado patrolmen/port of entry truck enforcement officers following their commencement July 29. The new officers completed an eight-week training academy that included truck size and weight, safety inspection Level III certification and general POE law enforcement. The new patrolmen and their POE ...
  • Four States Come Together in Historic Agreement I-10 Corridor Coalition will Help the Efficient Movement of Goods Three HELP states, and California,   have come together to pool their knowledge and resources to improve the safety and efficiency of one of the primary east-west freight routes in the country – the I-10 corridor. Earlier this month, leaders from the Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas ...
  • Truck Parking — How Bad is It?
    by : Rebecca M. Brewster, President and COO, American Transportation Research Institute
    The lack of available truck parking continues to plague the industry as more and more states shutter public rest areas and private truck stops fill up early each day as drivers attempt to manage their Hours-of-Service (HOS) with the demands of their customers.  And, the growing scarcity of available truck parking creates a dangerous situation ...
  • HELP Inc. Recognizes Former Board Member Major Chris Nordloh of the Texas Highway Patrol HELP Inc. recognizes former board member Major Chris Nordloh of the Texas Highway Patrol, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement with a certificate of appreciation at its Board of Directors meeting on Friday, March 4, 2016. Pictured left to right are Major Nordloh and HELP Board Chairman, Chief Dave Lorenzen of Iowa.
  • Arizona Trucking Association Truck Safety Day HELP Inc. recently showed its support of the Arizona Trucking Association by attending and exhibiting at its annual Truck Safety Day at the State Capitol in Phoenix. Pictured left to right are AZ Private Sector Board Member Collin Stewart of Stewart Transport, Inc. and HELP President & CEO Karen Rasmussen.
  • Tennessee’s Road Team Highway Safety Program is Now Accepting Nominations. Tennessee’s Road Team is a statewide highway safety program sponsored by the Tennessee Trucking Foundation with major funding from Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. The Road Team is composed of a small group of professional truck drivers with superior driving records and a desire to spread the word about safety on the highway. TTA is accepting nominations for ...
  • CVSA Selects Collin Mooney as its New Executive Director The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has appointed Collin B. Mooney as its new executive director, effective Jan. 11, 2016. Collin has been with CVSA for the past 13 years and has been the Alliance’s deputy executive director since 2010. Most recently, he has been serving as the Alliance’s acting executive director. “After conducting a comprehensive ...