By Steve Vaughn, vice president of field operations, PrePass Safety Alliance Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) stages […]
Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry
ACT 1 member companies are dedicated to enhancing the business environment of the transportation industry. As an ACT 1 member, PrePass Safety Alliance engages with a wide range of transportation leaders to exchange ideas for building a stronger, safer, more prosperous trucking industry. ACT 1 sponsors and supports many national industry meetings.
American Transportation Research Institute
ATRI is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit research organization whose primary mission is to conduct transportation research, with an emphasis on the trucking industry’s essential role in a safe, efficient and viable transportation system. PrePass Safety Alliance is a sponsor of ATRI and two Alliance Board members – Jaime Maus of Werner Enterprises and Collin Stewart of Stewart Transport - serve on the ATRI Research Advisory Committee, which is chaired by Alliance CEO Karen Rasmussen.
American Trucking Associations
Since 1933, American Trucking Associations has been the recognized voice of the trucking industry in Washington, D.C. and at the state level through its federation of state associations and individual members. Through its sponsorship of ATA, PrePass Safety Alliance also provides funding for the Share the Road Program, the National Truck Driving Championships and National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. PrePass is the only weigh station bypass service endorsed by ATA.
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is a nonprofit association comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal commercial motor vehicle safety officials and industry representatives. As a Premier sponsor of CVSA, the Alliance supports the goal of uniformity, compatibility and reciprocity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and enforcement by certified inspectors dedicated to driver and vehicle safety.
Intelligent Transportation Society of America
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America advances the research and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies to save lives, improve mobility, promote sustainability, and increase efficiency and productivity. PrePass Safety Alliance was a charter member of ITS America in 1993 and continues to support its vision of a better future transformed by intelligent mobility: safer, greener, smarter. Alliance President & COO Mark Doughty serves on the ITS America Executive Committee and chairs its Governance Committee.
SmartWay helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking, and freight transportation efficiency, as well as sharing information about fuel use and freight emissions. As an EPA SmartWay Affiliate, the Alliance’s PrePass weigh station bypass has reduced truck-related emissions by more than 765,000 metric tons over the past two decades, the equivalent of taking over 136,000 automobiles off the road. The Alliance shares SmartWay’s goal of improving sustainability and reducing transportation costs.
Truckers Against Trafficking
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity whose mission is to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking, travel plaza, bus and transit services, oil & gas industry and others to combat domestic sex trafficking. TAT partners with law enforcement and other government agencies to facilitate the investigation of human trafficking and marshals the resources of partners like the PrePass Safety Alliance to combat this crime. The immediate past chairman of the Alliance Board of Directors, Chief Dave Lorenzen, and its CEO Karen Rasmussen both serve on the TAT Board of Directors.