"Eyes on the Road" is a trucking podcast that discusses industry hot topics for drivers and fleet managers, giving them quick and valuable information, from veteran broadcaster and award-winning trucking journalist Evan Lockridge. The series is presented by PrePass, the provider of weigh station bypass, toll payment services and trucking technology.
Podcast #76: Insider Tips for Reducing Your Truck Toll Costs & Frustrations
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast as we look at the many different ways tolls can costs carriers, not just in terms of money, but also when it comes to time, resources and even frustration. More importantly, you will learn how you can reduce the amount of time, money and resources you are spending on tolls, giving you more time to concentrate on the real business of trucking…hauling freight!
Podcast #75: The Problem with Truck Driver Medical Certificates
In order to legally drive a big rig in interstate commerce, truckers are required to have a physical examination from a qualified medical examiner. If they pass, they get a Medical Examiners Certificate that’s good for up to two years. However, nearly half of the nation’s truck drivers are certified for less than one year, resulting in problems for them as well as truck fleets.
Podcast #74: The Beginning of the End for Trucks Waiting at Red Lights?
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast and learn about a new pilot program in a major metropolitan area to speed up truck movement by ensuring truckers get as many green lights as possible. Dr. Douglas Gettman of Kimley-Horn, the firm that developed this exciting new technology, will tell you how to sign up for this free service he expects to roll out to more cities in the coming year.
Podcast #73: Truck Drivers Beware! CBD Products May Cause Career Altering Side Effects
Listen to this latest edition of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as Brandon Wiseman of Trucksafe Consulting discusses how CBD use can lead to truck drivers testing positive for marijuana, the repercussions of a positive drug test, if CBD use by truckers can lead to impaired driving, and more.
Podcast #72: Solving The Truck Parking Problem – New Solutions on the Table
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast as we discuss new efforts, including legislation, to help create more parking places so truck drivers can safely get their rest. Host Evan Lockridge talks with David Heller of the Truckload Carriers Association about how much the lack of available truck parking costs drivers and fleets, how the latest federal infrastructure funding package may address the problem, and even a solution Congress is discussing.
Podcast #71: New Trucking Regulations You Can Expect in 2023
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” podcast as we discuss anticipated rules when it comes to truck speed limiters; truck driver drug and alcohol testing; universal IDs for trucks; independent contractors (owner-operators); the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program; and much more! Hear from former FMCSA Deputy Administrator Warren Hoemann, now a PrePass regulatory consultant, on what these changes could mean for both truck drivers and motor carriers.
A Great Truck Driver Resource
A must for drivers interested in attaining a level of professionalism beyond their peers. Information and knowledge is powerful in that quest. This podcast offers much to ensure a good future for truck drivers dedicated to self improvement.
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