PrePass real-time safety alerts now available across contiguous US

PrePass real-time safety alerts now available across contiguous US
The latest version of the PrePass Safety Alert system now offers safety notifications across all 48 contiguous states. (Courtesy: PrePress Safety Alliance)

PHOENIX — The PrePass safety Alerts system has been upgraded to include critical traffic warnings across all 48 contiguous states. Motor carriers and commercial vehicle compliance agencies now benefit from thousands of Alerts that appear in-cab on the PrePass app, according to a statement from the PrePass Safety Alliance.

Drivers receive audio and visual PrePass Alerts as they approach known high-risk areas, helping them to stay alert and reduce speed when applicable. PrePass Safety Alliance works in collaboration with the trucking industry and enforcement agencies to select “alert” locations that best reflect true areas of concern.

The PrePass Alerts system now offers up-to-the-minute in-cab safety notification of work zones, traffic incidents and crashes, dangerous slow-downs and traffic congestion — in addition to the original notifications of truck parking, steep grades, gusty winds, “no commercial truck” roads, rest areas and brake check chain-up areas.

The PrePass Safety Alert system is offered as an added benefit of the PrePass weigh station bypass app, available on Android and iOS powered devices and in-cab telematics systems. To gain access to the new features, users can simply download or update the PrePass app.

“Our state and industry partners have told us that work zones and dangerous slowdowns represent two critical highway safety areas in need of improvement. This expansion of the PrePass Alerts system takes an important step in addressing those concerns and flows directly from our mission to make America’s highways safer and more efficient,” said Jarrod Del Prado, vice president of operations for PrePass Safety Alliance. “When you consider the additional dynamic traffic safety notifications included in this upgrade, we believe the ALERTS program will lead to fewer crashes and safer roads for everyone.”

The Trucker News Staff produces engaging content for not only, but also The Trucker Newspaper, which has been serving the trucking industry for more than 30 years. With a focus on drivers, the Trucker News Staff aims to provide relevant, objective content pertaining to the trucking segment of the transportation industry. The Trucker News Staff is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
For over 30 years, the objective of The Trucker editorial team has been to produce content focused on truck drivers that is relevant, objective and engaging. After reading this article, feel free to leave a comment about this article or the topics covered in this article for the author or the other readers to enjoy. Let them know what you think! We always enjoy hearing from our readers.