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Drivewyze Completes Weigh Station Installations in Missouri, Now Fully Deployed at 19 Locations

DALLAS, April 18, 2019 – Drivewyze Inc., has announced the completion of its service site rollout in Missouri at all 19 weigh stations across the state. Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass is now operational at all Missouri locations, delivering weigh station bypass opportunities to its customers driving in the state. “Our bypass service network is…

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Inspections, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Tech

Secrets Behind the Weigh Station: Drivewyze Webinar Gives you a Sneak Peek

Everyone loves secrets…and we aim to please by going behind the scenes to give you some insight.  Drivewyze recently held two webinars on “The Secrets Behind the Weigh Station: What Happens When Your Trucks Pull In”.  If you missed it, be sure to catch our encore – a video of the recording is below! Did…

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Safety, Truck Drivers

Tis the Season for Winter Driving

It’s only January, and this winter is already off to a wild start. Winter storms have ravaged many parts of the United States and Canada, and it appears there is no end in sight. The southern region of the U.S., normally known as a safe-haven from snow, has seen it fall on their palm trees….

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Safety, Truck Drivers

Stay Alert: Drowsy Driving a Big Issue On Roadways

Driving drowsy is no joke. Each year, about 168 million, or 60 percent of the U.S. population claims to have driven a car while drowsy, according to a National Sleep Foundation poll. What’s even more frightening? More than one-third of drivers reported ‘nodding off’ behind the wheel, with 13 percent saying it had happened to…

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Inspections, Safety

Papers, Please! Are You Ready to Face a Level III Driver/Credential DOT Inspection?

Approximately 4 million commercial motor vehicle inspections are conducted every year throughout North America to ensure the large trucks and buses driving on our roadways are operating safely. While violations associated with vehicle inspections result in the majority of citations, it’s important to remember that the driver is as critical a component of the overall operation…

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Driver Retention, Safety

Rolling Strong Helps Truckers Take the Road to a Healthier Lifestyle

There’s no denying that for a professional driver, the demands of the job can create challenges when it comes to making good decisions regarding food, fitness and sleep. And while there is generally a strong cultural and corporate awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, the tools available simply haven’t been adapted to fit…

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Inspections, Safety

Secrets Behind the Weigh Station [WEBINAR]

You might be surprised at how the modern weigh station works, and the role technology plays in evaluating your trucks. Thermal cameras scan for bad brakes, automated license plate readers run checks against state and federal databases, and behind it all, law enforcement personnel in the station manage these complex systems to improve road safety….

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Safety, Trucking Industry

6 Tips for the Annual CVSA Roadcheck

Before Preparing Your Truck for Summer, Let’s See What Ole’ Man Winter Has Done Note: The following is a two-part series on getting your trucks ready for summer. This first part offers some ideas about what to look for when checking what Ole’ Man Winter has done to your truck. It may be especially relevant…

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Safety

NHTSA Fatality Report Shows More Work to be Done

Last month, the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its report on fatal motor vehicle crashes in 2016. The report from NHTSA’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System shows some disappointingly large increases in the number of fatalities across the board in all vehicle types including large trucks, passenger cars, light trucks…

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