Advantage PressurePro, a provider of tire pressure monitoring systems and advanced TPMS technologies, announced their participation in the Wireless Roadside Inspection Program alongside the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Oak Ridge National Labs. “PressurePro is proud to work with the DOT and FMCSA to add our world-class TPMS options to the WRI Program,” says Phillip Zaroor, president and chief executive officer of PressurePro. “With highways carrying more traffic than ever, PressurePro not only assists in providing greater safety and savings to our nation’s roadways, alongside the WRI Program we can also assist in streamlining vehicle reporting for enforcement and drivers alike.”
The WRI Program, designed to increase the number of commercial motor vehicle safety inspections, allows enforcement personnel to wirelessly capture brake stroke, vehicle weight, tire pressure status and more. With these capabilities, the WRI Program can help improve highway safety through increased and better targeted inspections. The program also aims to benefit drivers and fleets through reduced stops and alleviated congestion on the nation’s roadways. The wireless reporting allows carriers to improve CSA scores by receiving credit for all positive inspections.
Along with providing tire pressure information and alerts, PressurePro also has joined with leaders in brake and weight reporting to allow brake stroke and vehicle weight reports to be captured and transmitted alongside TPMS readings. PressurePro says this added capability allows it to provide these added readings to the WRI reports, meaning even more efficiencies for enforcement and fleets.
“We expect the WRI Program to be a win-win situation for both the government and carriers,” Zaroor says. “This program provides both sides with a very complete package of technology needed to significantly increase productivity and efficiency while enabling the industry as a whole to provide added security to our roadways.”