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Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Added to BESPTASS Network

Posted on 8/4/2014 by Mecca Howe in Technology

BESTPASS has announced the addition of the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission (NFBC) managed bridges to its toll service, as it joins the E-ZPass group. This new addition will cover Rainbow, Whirlpool and the Lewiston-Queenston bridges under the BESTPASS transponder.

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Buy an iPhone 5c or 5s, get an iPad Mini for $49.99!

Posted on 7/28/2014 by Mecca Howe in Technology wireless services

Sprint is hosting a limited time promotion for corporate liable customers. Now through Sept. 18, 2014, business account customers who purchase an iPhone 5c or iPhone 5s can also purchase an iPad Mini (16GB) for only $49.99 with a two year agreement!

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TRANSFLO Mobile+ now Available!

Posted on 7/15/2014 by Mecca Howe in Industry News Office Solutions Pegasus

Pegasus TransTech has a brand new mobile app now available at a discounted rate to FTS Plus+ members. TRANFLO Mobile+ is designed to simplify document scanning processes, speed cash flow, and optimize communications.

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Should Drivers be Paid for Detention Time?

Posted on 7/3/2014 by Mecca Howe

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s proposed four-year, $302 billion transportation bill includes a new rule that drivers be paid for the time they’re detained at shipper’s and receiver’s facilities.

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Geotab E-Log Compliance Savings

Posted on 7/2/2014 by Mecca Howe

Prepare for the new upcoming E-Log mandate with Geotab fleet management solutions. Geotab provides fleets with all the tools they need for compliance.

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Occupational Accident Insurance for Drivers

Posted on 7/2/2014 by Mecca Howe

We know how the saying goes, "when it rains, it pours". So, we wanted to assure our members and their drivers that when the storm does come, we've got them covered. FTS Plus+ members and their employees now have access to a full range of occupational accident and workers compensation benefits with Trinity Risk and AON Risk Solutions.

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How to Prepare for the Electronic Logging Device Mandate

Posted on 7/1/2014 by Mecca Howe

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced on March 12, 2014 a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to mandate electronic logging devices. While the rule’s effective date and publication date in the Federal Register are still unknown, it is likely that the rule will go into effect two years after the final rule is issued, presumably later this year.

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Facebook Group Helps Owner Operators Gain Success

Posted on 6/12/2014 by Mecca Howe in Technology Industry News

Most drivers will face challenges when they make the transition from company driver to running on their own authority. FTS Plus+ Member and DAT user Chad Boblett faced many challenges, too, in his journey to becoming a successful owner-operator.

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Welcome to our Blog!

Posted on 6/11/2014 by Mecca Howe

We would like to welcome you to The Highway Wire- the place to stay up to date on all our savings programs, promotions, as well as the latest vendor and industry news!

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