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  • 14 Dec 2018 10:14 AM | NPCA (Administrator)

    The December 2018 NPCA Election is about to begin!

    All ACTIVE members will receive an e-mail tonight containing instructions on how to participate in the election. The ballots will be open until 11:59PM on December 31, 2018.

    Please take a moment to login to your NPCA account and check the status of your membership - ensure that your membership is ACTIVE and that your renewal date is AFTER 12/15/2018.

    If you have any questions or concerns about the status of your membership please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to help.

  • 10 Dec 2018 10:48 AM | NPCA (Administrator)

    The last quarter of 2018 has seen quite a few changes in the NPCA Board of Directors as we continue to fill vacant positions for both Officers and Regional Directors.

    On October 28, 2018 the NPCA Board of Directors unanimously agreed to appoint Isaac Kight to the vacant Senior Vice President position. This position will be up for election on this year's ballot - which Isaac is on unopposed.

    This move left a vacancy in the Legislative Vice President position that Mr. Kight had previously held. The NPCA Board of Directors then unanimously agreed to appoint this position to Jerry Johnson - who was previously a Regional Director in Region 2. This position is also up for election on this year's ballot - which Jerry is on unopposed.

    On November 18, 2018 the NPCA Board of Directors unanimously agreed to appoint Mike Myers as a Regional Director in Region 3, Director 2 with one year remaining on the term.

    On December 2, 2018 the NPCA Board of Directors unanimously agreed to appoint Amanda Malina as as Regional Director in Region 1, Director 2 with one year remaining on the term.

    These moves have left only one vacancy remaining on the NPCA Board of Directors - which is the Region 2 Director 2 position. If you would like to be considered for this position please let us know!

    The NPCA will release the final ballot for the December 2018 election tomorrow - please remember you must be an active member as of 12/15/2018 to be able to participate in this election. More details will soon follow - so stay tuned!

  • 29 Oct 2018 4:10 PM | NPCA (Administrator)


    To honor Veteran's Day we have moved the regularly scheduled NPCA Conference Call to Sunday, November 18th - DON'T MISS OUT!

  • 23 Oct 2018 2:03 PM | NPCA (Administrator)

    During the NPCA Board of Directors conference call on Sunday, October 7th the Board unanimously voted to appoint John Dutt to the vacant Region 4 Director 1 position.

    Don't forget! If you're interested in joining the NPCA Board of Directors contact one of us TODAY! The deadline for applying for a position is NOVEMBER 1.

  • 31 Jul 2018 11:03 AM | NPCA (Administrator)

    The National Pilot Car Association has put together this page in hopes to help educate new P/EVOs on some of the basics. Take a look here!  Feel free to share the page to anyone you see asking for help with becoming a P/EVO.

  • 09 Jul 2018 3:23 PM | NPCA (Administrator)


    NPCA President Mike Morgan has stepped down from his position as of July of 2018. Senior Vice President Bill Wegrzyn will assume the position of NPCA President until the next scheduled NPCA election in December. In a letter addressed to the NPCA Board Mike had this to say:


    "My participation in the NPCA has been a wonderful experience mostly due to the outstanding group of industry leaders I've had the privilege of working with side by side for the last few years. I have no doubt the future  of the NPCA is bright and vast, and I look forward to still participating in the Association as a member for years to come."


    Mike has been involved with the NPCA since it's formation, and he assumed the position of NPCA President in 2015 after the passing of Steve Barnes. He was a major influence in the NPCA's involvement with the FHWA Pilot / Escort Best Practices rewrite which was released in 2017. Mike has represented the NPCA at various industry conferences, events, and symposiums across the US. Mike also represented the NPCA in satellite radio and industry magazine interviews on multiple occasions. Mike addressed his resignation during the July conference call which you can listen to here.


    Bill Wegrzyn assumes the position of President with a game plan focused on member recruitment, association transparency, and benefits for NPCA members. 

  • 26 Jun 2018 2:31 PM | NPCA (Administrator)

    GA Governor's Office of Highway Safety

    The Hands-Free Georgia Act was signed by Governor Nathan Deal on May 2, 2018, and will take effect on July 1, 2018. For more information on the law and FAQ, visit http://www.headsupgeorgia.com/handsfree-law/.

    #HandsFreeGeorgia

         The use of mobile phones in the Pilot Car / Escort Vehicle Industry while under a load has been a hot topic of discussion for many years. The state of Georgia has recently passed a law that will fine motorists for simply having a phone in their hand at all while they're driving. While this law obviously impacts more than just P/EVOs, we just want you to know that while you're driving in Georgia, don't pick up your phone!

        Furthermore, this new law has special restrictions that apply to commercial motor vehicles, stating "commercial motor vehicle drivers can only use one button to begin or end a phone call and they cannot reach for a wireless telecommunications device (such as a cellphone) or stand-alone electronic device so that it no longer requires the driver to be a seated position or properly restrained by a safety belt.". Let your truck driver know!

        Georgia is now the 16th state to ban hand-held devices for all drivers in the state.  For information on other states with similar laws, click here to view a list provided by the NCSL.


  • 09 May 2018 10:32 AM | NPCA (Administrator)

    To allow the board and members of the National Pilot Car Association time to celebrate Mother's Day, the NPCA conference call for the month of May is being canceled. We will plan to hold our next conference call on June 10, 2018.


  • 22 Mar 2018 8:08 AM | NPCA (Administrator)
         On April 8, 2018 the NPCA will hold it's monthly conference call - this month we will feature Tim Scott who will be discussing how technology could soon be drastically changing the way our industry operates. Tim Scott is the President/CEO of Truckers Brotherhood, a company created to provide innovation and harmonization to not only the P/EVO industry, but the entire OS/OW industry as well. PilotBOSS is Tim's solution towards improving the P/EVO industry by making the entire process of managing jobs easier for both the P/EVO and Carrier.


         Join us on April 8th to hear what Tim has to say about PilotBOSS, ask some questions, and learn more about the industry you operate in! See Truckers Brotherhood's press release below featuring some more information:

    Press Release:

    The Truckers Brotherhood is a peer to peer community of Specialized Transportation Service Providers. Providing an outlet of resources, education, training, and industry support services intended to harmonize the OS/OW transport process between carriers, state/federal agencies and allied service providers. Truckers Brotherhood’s suite of solutions offer businesses a superior experience built on convenience, reliability, and unmatched customer service.

    Scheduled to go live April 2018,  PilotBOSS is the first in the company’s line up of innovative technologies & trans-formative solutions catering to the demands of the specialized transport industry.  Available on Android/Web/iOS, the application uses state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise level performance never available to the pilot car industry in one integrated solution.   Powered with proprietary technologies, it was designed to give pilot/escort vehicle service providers and their staff, everything necessary to run their day to day operations from job tender to delivery.   PilotBOSS comes complete with easy web and mobile ordering, flexible billings options, transparent pricing, real-time tracking and confirmations, up-to-the-minute ETAs, Peer to Peer Ratings and a feature-rich API.

    If that weren’t enough, PilotBOSS is also the WORLDS FIRST ON-DEMAND capacity matching service specifically designed to connect carriers with pilot car service providers in REAL-TIME.  PilotBOSS brings the process of finding a job, securing that job, dispatching that job, tracking that job and it’s costs, together in one, simple to use, platform.  It generates invoices, allows adjustments for those “unforeseen reimbursements”, acquires appropriate documentation for payment, and provides for Credit Card or C.O.D billing at delivery.

    With the capability to replace outdated, often tedious, manual processes with fully integrated and automated suite of solutions; PilotBOSS gives PCP’s the ability to revolutionize the way they operate with innovative solutions that increase efficiency, accuracy, and ultimately profitability.  It is clear to see how businesses, and the OS/OW industry, will benefit from the advent of these technologies.  For example, matching jobs in an ON-DEMAND environment, alleviate countless expenses/time/frustration associated with load boards and traditional processes pilot car providers go through just to get a job.  From the acquisition of a load to payment on delivery, Truckers Brotherhood’s PilotBOSS platform remedies the long-standing need for seamless integrations for the specialized transport industry.

    The Truckers Brotherhood was founded by two individuals who were both driven by excellence and a passion to automate and streamline the specialized carrier arena.  Their paths, although different crossed at the perfect time.   Tim spent the last 9 years collecting data and developing IP based on his professional experiences in the OS/OW arena.  While Executive V.P, Michael Webb has been focused on bringing better solutions to motor carriers and state agencies to better serve the specialized transportation community.  Collectively, the Truckers Brotherhood partners bring well over 30 years of private- and public-sector motor carrier industry and regulatory expertise.

    “It all began out of a personal need to manage business, nothing truly existed for the OS/OW market. I saw a need and set out to fill that need,” said Tim Scott Founder of Truckers Brotherhood. With 10 years of experience in the transport industry, a heavy haul veteran, fleet owner, and professional dispatcher, Mr. Scott pushes innovation and develops technology from the carriers’ perspective.  Mr. Scott continues to revolutionize the industry with forth coming patent pending technologies,  “It’s inevitable that technology will change how we do business and while our technologies will apply across the broader sector,  the Truckers Brotherhood is dedicated to solutions built specifically for the specialized industry”.

    “To date, no individual Internet portal exists to integrate all of the personal and professional tools needed to meet the specialized trucking industry’s unique needs in a modern, ‘smart-phone’ friendly portal. The specialized transportation market has been waiting for a one-stop solution that provides a stable environment to solve problems, provide information, connect companies, government agencies, and individuals, and generate revenue. PilotBOSS is just the first step to providing the solution to meet those needs”, said Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Michael Webb. Mr. Webb has over 22 years of experience in the OS/OW arena. He continues to serve as Vice President of Government Affairs for ProMiles Software Development Corporation as well.

    PilotBOSS is the first platform in a long succession of integrated solutions that aim to transform and automate the current archaic processes that specialized transport service providers are subject to.  The company is hyper focused using technology to streamline and harmonize those processes from “..top to bottom”. They say really good things come around every so often, and this certainly seems to be one of them.  PilotBOSS itself really is an amazing package and looks to set the standard for this mobile profession.  Looking forward to seeing more from this start up, keep on an eye on the Truckers Brotherhood!

    For additional information visit them at www.truckersbrotherhood.com

    Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TKRSbrotherhood

    You can also email them directly info@truckersbrotherhood.com



  • 22 Jan 2017 11:43 AM | Anonymous

    We now have the Monthly General Conference Call recordings all in one place. Just go to the new Conference Calls tab or click here.

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