Who We Are

Founded in 1993, HELP Inc. was the first non-profit public-private partnership (P3) dedicated to advancing the safety and efficiency of the commercial transportation industry. HELP’s flagship program, PrePass, allows motor carriers with solid safety ratings to bypass inspection facilities and helps enforcement focus on trucks that need attention. HELP is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of an equal number of public sector and trucking industry representatives, ensuring balanced solutions and services to support and enhance public safety.

Our Mission

HELP’s mission is to create and sustain a cooperative environment where industry and government work together to effectively deploy advanced technology to promote highway safety, save time, fuel and money, and reduce emissions. HELP will continue to serve its customers by identifying and developing advanced technologies that increase transportation system interoperability and performance. Our services help increase safety, reduce delays and costs, and enhance the economic and environmental benefits that the freight sector contributes to the nation.

Safety

HELP reduces traffic congestion, improves carrier safety practices and promotes safer roadways by electronically screening and bypassing only the safest, most qualified fleets.

Advocacy

HELP fosters collaboration between federal, state and private sectors to improve the transportation industry providing measurable results for industry decision-makers.

Efficiency

HELP saves motor carriers time, fuel and billions in operating expenses while enabling efficient regulatory enforcement both within and outside the weigh facility.

Innovation

HELP offers innovative technology and services focused on data reliability, security and decision-making that provides actionable information for improved operations.

HELP Inc. Services

Making Our Roads Safer

Through its mission to deploy intelligent transportation technologies that benefit the public, government and the motor carrier industry, HELP Inc. offers a comprehensive, cost-effective suite of services to the commercial vehicle industry. Since HELP began compiling data in 1997, the PrePass® weigh station bypass program has provided:

  • Over 370 fixed, operational PrePass® sites
  • 67 million driver time hours saved
  • 320,000 million gallons of fuel saved
  • Over $6 billion in operational cost savings
  • 715,000 metric tons of emissions reduction
  • Over 800,000,000 bypasses since 1997

"One of the hallmarks of HELP is their innovation, their willingness to adapt and lead the industry. To deliver on their promises, but also to be constantly suggesting new ways that our members can benefit – and new ways they can work with both Federal and State organizations. They’re a leader."

- Ken Armstrong, Florida Trucking Association

"Our carrier members take safety very seriously. We appreciate PrePass® and the opportunity to promote our most safest drivers and allow them to participate in this wonderful program. Carriers enjoy time savings, fuel savings, and appreciate the ability to bypass ports of entry and improve efficiency in their operations."

- Dave Huneryager, Tennessee Trucking Association

"Our carrier members take safety very seriously. We appreciate PrePass® and the opportunity to promote our most safest drivers and allow them to participate in this wonderful program. Carriers enjoy time savings, fuel savings, and appreciate the ability to bypass ports of entry and improve efficiency in their operations."

- Rick Clasby, Utah Trucking Association