November 23, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: PrePass Demonstration in Middletown, DE

MIDDLETOWN, DE--(Marketwire - November 23, 2009) - The PrePass weigh station electronic verification system will be demonstrated for the media at Delaware's Middletown truck inspection facility.


Monday, November 23 at 10:30 AM


PrePass officials join with DE DOT and State Police. Richard P. Landis, president and CEO of the public-private partnership that offers PrePass, will be available for on-the-record comments


Open house, live demonstration and media spokesman availability


Middletown, DE Weigh Station on Highway 301. Take Route 301 southbound through Middletown and toward Maryland. The facility will be on your left just prior to the Maryland line.


PrePass is a sophisticated system that enables motor carriers to electronically comply with weight, safety and credential requirements in more than 280 locations in 29 states. PrePass Plus enables motor carriers to pay their E-ZPass® tolls electronically using the same transponder. By avoiding weigh station and toll booth stops and idling in queues, trucks save time, reduce fuel consumption and contribute to a cleaner and safer transportation system.

Nearly 415,000 trucks have enrolled in the PrePass weigh station service nationwide. PrePass and its electronic toll collection companion service are operational at weigh stations and/or toll plazas in 36 states, including: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. PrePass enables states to meet Federal CVISN requirements.

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