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Evan Lockridge is a veteran broadcaster and award-winning trucking journalist. “Eyes on the Road” discusses trucking industry hot topics for drivers and fleet managers. The series is presented by PrePass, providers of weigh station bypass, toll payment services and trucking technology.

Evan Lockridge is a veteran broadcaster and award-winning trucking journalist. “Eyes on the Road” discusses trucking industry hot topics for drivers and fleet managers. The series is presented by PrePass, providers of weigh station bypass, toll payment services and trucking technology.

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United States

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Evan Lockridge is a veteran broadcaster and award-winning trucking journalist. “Eyes on the Road” discusses trucking industry hot topics for drivers and fleet managers. The series is presented by PrePass, providers of weigh station bypass, toll payment services and trucking technology.

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@PrePass

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English

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Episodes

Podcast #65: Does the Truck ELD Mandate Actually Make Roads Safer?

5/9/2022
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as we discuss the results of this study with Andrew Balthrop, research associate at the University of Arkansas. He talks with host Evan Lockridge about why some groups in trucking had more crashes after the ELD mandate took effect, how the devices greatly reduced one type of hours of service violation, and more.

Duration:00:12:56

Podcast #64: Truck Driver Drug Testing Changes Launched

4/11/2022
Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as we discuss new drug testing rules with Dan Horvath, vice president of safety policy at the American Trucking Associations. He discusses proposals that will allow for the use of oral fluids and hair when it comes to mandatory drug testing. Horvath also talks about what this will mean for both truck drivers and motor carriers and why these changes are happening.

Duration:00:14:24

Podcast #63: Tracking Truck Driver Wages: Going Beyond Pay Per Mile

3/7/2022
Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as we discuss different ways trucking fleets are offering alternatives to pay per mile. Leah Shaver tracks driver pay trends at the National Transportation Institute. She discusses why an increasing number of drivers want more than just pay per mile and the growing use of alternative pay programs. Shaver also talks about why these different pay packages are becoming more common and why carriers should think about evolving...

Duration:00:18:57

Podcast #62: Solving Truck Driver Detention Problems and How ELDs May Help

2/7/2022
Truck drivers frequently complain about shippers and receivers forcing them to wait for excessive periods of time. But can anything be done to solve this age-old problem? Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as we talk about possible solutions, including how electronic logging devices can help with Dave Huneryeager, recently retired president and CEO of the Tennessee Trucking Association.

Duration:00:12:25

Podcast #61: What New Regulations Await Trucking in 2022?

1/12/2022
Listen to this latest episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge talks with Warren Hoemann, PrePass consultant and former FMCSA official. They discuss different issues being considered by the agency. These include possible rules about automatic emergency braking, speed limiters, higher mandatory insurance levels, changes in hours of service rules and much more.

Duration:00:15:01

Podcast #60: The Biggest Trucking Trends in 2021 and Beyond

12/9/2021
Trucking business conditions in 2021 developed like no other year which resulted in new trends emerging that will shape the industry for years to come. Listen to the new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge looks at the biggest trends that emerged this year and are expected to continue into 2022 and beyond.

Duration:00:14:02

Podcast #59: Long-Time Owner-Operator Reveals His Secret to Success

11/9/2021
Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge talks with Tilden Curl, owner of Tecco Trucking and a member of the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association board of directors. They discuss the mistakes Tilden made early on in his nearly 30-year trucking career, what he learned from them, and why his business is now a success.

Duration:00:17:40

Podcast #58: How Open Platforms and App Marketplaces Are Changing Trucking Telematics

10/12/2021
Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge speaks with Scott Sutarik of telematics equipment and service provider Geotab. They discuss how open platforms in telematics systems can lead to increased truck uptime as well as better truck safety and efficiency.

Duration:00:13:39

Podcast #57: How to Avoid the Most Common Violations of Trucking Rules

9/8/2021
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast and learn what are the most common truck driver and truck equipment violations and why they happen. More importantly, you’ll discover how you can prevent such violations from happening to you or your trucks.

Duration:00:17:30

Podcast #56: In Search of the Holy Grail of Trucking Regulations

8/11/2021
For truckers and fleet personnel trying to figure out the federal trucking regulatory landscape, it can feel like an adventure movie. As if you’re Indiana Jones searching for the Lost Ark or you’re adrift in the Temple of Doom. But it doesn’t have to be. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as PrePass regulatory expert Warren Hoemann tells you how to best deal with expected new trucking rules and proposals from the FMCSA

Duration:00:14:22

Podcast #55: Coming Soon – Electronic Truck Inspections. What You Need to Know.

7/14/2021
As the trucking industry continues evolving so are truck inspections, including how enforcement conducts them. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast and find out how soon the new Level VIII truck inspections could head your way. In an interview with former law enforcement chief and current PrePass executive Steve Vaughn, you will also hear about the plan to electronically identify each and every truck as they’re going down the highway.

Duration:00:12:56

Podcast #54: Improve Efficiency, Reduce Delays by Using a Truck Navigation Device

6/7/2021
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast with guest with Eric Miller of the truck navigation device provider Garmin. He discusses different ways truck navigators offer more than just maps and turn-by-turn directions. He also talks about how truck navigators provide alternate routing when there are traffic delays, how this technology is changing trucking and how navigators can improve truck driver safety.

Duration:00:12:21

Podcast #53: Are Leased Owner-Operator Truckers in Danger of Disappearing?

5/10/2021
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge talks with Joe Rajkovacz of the Western States Trucking Association about changes in laws and a key regulation that could make it much more difficult to be an owner-operator truck driver. In an interview Rajkovacz he discusses why this is happening and how to possibly prepare for the future.

Duration:00:15:14

Podcast #52: Time to Prepare for Expected Truck Speed Limiter Mandate

4/12/2021
General consensus in the trucking industry indicates that a plan to require activated speed limiters on tractor-trailers is back on the drawing board at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast and learn what could be in this expected proposal. Retired trucking telematics expert Tom Cuthbertson discusses which trucks may or may not be covered under a speed limiter mandate and how it could be enforced.

Duration:00:13:52

Podcast #51: Hiring Truckers or Looking for a Truck Driving Job? Learn How Recruiting Has Changed

3/10/2021
Truck driver recruiting has changed a lot over the years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has led to changes taking place at warp speed. Listen to this latest episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast and learn how recruiting has changed for both drivers and trucking fleets.

Duration:00:14:55

Podcast #50: Why The Journey Toward Autonomous Trucks Is Taking Longer Than Planned

2/10/2021
In 2014, the first announcements from truck manufacturers were made about plans to start offering fully autonomous trucks by 2025. With a little less than four years left before this deadline, it has become clear we’re not going to see trucks without drivers by then. Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge speaks with trucking journalist Jack Roberts about why this has happened.

Duration:00:15:20

Podcast #49: Expect Changes in Trucking Regulations with a New Administration and Congress

1/11/2021
With a new presidential administration and Democratic control of Congress, expect to see changes in trucking regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Administration as well as in trucking laws from Capitol Hill in 2021. Listen to the latest “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast, presented by PrePass as we talk with former FMCSA deputy administrator Warren Hoemann. He discusses what changes could be in store for fleets and drivers when it comes to hours of service, speed limiters, insurance...

Duration:00:21:19

Podcast #48: Diversity in Trucking and Creating an Inclusive Work Culture

12/3/2020
Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast, presented by PrePass, in which host Evan Lockridge talks about diversity with John Esparza, head of the Texas Trucking Association. As a member of the Hispanic community, Esparza discusses why everyone in trucking should care about diversity and how different parts of the industry can work to improve it.

Duration:00:16:25

Podcast #47: Increasing Use of Onboard Truck Cameras and What’s Next?

10/29/2020
An increasing number of fleets and owner operators are equipping their trucks with on-board video cameras. Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge speaks with Seth Clevenger, host of the RoadSigns podcast and managing editor for features with Transport Topics, about why this is happening.

Duration:00:19:43

Podcast #46: Red Light? How to Handle a Truck Weigh Station Visit.

9/28/2020
Sometimes it’s simply impossible to avoid having to pull in to a weigh station. But how you handle the encounter can mean the difference between further delays and getting back out on the road quickly. Listen to this episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as host Evan Lockridge discusses how to minimize time spent at weigh stations.

Duration:00:12:45