IRP, Inc. Report IFTA Annual Business Meeting July 2010
Strategic Plan Update Top 5 Areas 1.a. Enhancing the IRP website. b. Growing the use and functionality of the Clearinghouse. 2. Identifying and providing additional training valuable to our members in a variety of formats.
Strategic Plan Update, cont. Top 5 Areas 3. Partnering with Federal Agencies and related organizations and to reduce costs on projects with similar goals (i.e., FMCSA, FHWA, CVSA, IFTA, UCR, Nlets, PRISM, CVISN, etc). 4. Implementing a plan to communicate our message
Strategic Plan Update, cont. Top 5 Areas 5. Positioning IRP as the model of effective and efficient regulation and cooperation. This will include developing proposals to improve the Plan and reduce the burden on jurisdictions and industry.
Webinars & Training Video • IRP 101 • Also on IRP, Inc. Website (www.irponline.org) • Fees & Distance • Basing & Residency • HVUT • Audit Opening Conferences and Pre-Audit Planning • Clearinghouse Modernization • IRP Record Keeping Video
Compliance/Audit • Study – How to Increase Compliance • 3% Rule – Examine the requirement of jurisdictions to audit 3 % or their carriers annually. Is 3 % the right number? • Re-write Audit Procedures Manual • Survey of Jurisdictions
Full Reciprocity • Addresses Issues with Estimated Distance in the Plan • Change to full operation concept • All jurisdictions listed on cab card • First year cost based on jurisdictions distance chart • Each year after based on actual operations • Determining Estimated Financial Impact on Jurisdictions
Clearinghouse Modernization 54 jurisdictions participating • 3 more jurisdictions working to join by the end of 2010 • Modernization to .NET • Work progressing on schedule
IRP Promotes PRISM • PRISM • Work to bring all states to full implementation of PRISM • Promote use of the PRISM target file by all law enforcement • Reach out to non-commercial law enforcement to check target file through NLETS
CMV Highway Safety Award • IRP, Inc., in cooperation with AAMVA and FMCSA, is administering the 2010 Commercial Vehicle Safety Award, which recognizes significant contributions to improving highway safety involving commercial vehicles and their drivers. Nominations for this award may be made on behalf of a state, agency or individual.
CMV Highway Safety Award • Nominees may be a state agency, CDL tester, law enforcement officer or other motor vehicle administration personnel. Additionally, nominations are encouraged for personnel who have helped improve data collection that allows for more accurate monitoring of unqualified drivers, equipment, or motor carriers. • The 2010 award winner will be recognized at the 2010 AAMVA International Conference. For additional information or to obtain nomination forms for the award, visit the AAMVA website or contact Tim Adams or by phone at (502) 845-0398.
IRP Partners with FMCSA IRP, Inc. is a member of the FMCSA CMV Safety Belt Partnership. The Partnership works to educate and encourage CMV drivers to buckle up when driving their trucks.
IRP Supports FMCSA Goals • Removing Chameleon Carriers • Effort to identify issues with carriers recreating themselves under different names and different US DOT numbers to avoid sanctions for safety or financial violations such as audit assessments • Identify best practices to deal remove these carriers
Upcoming Events • IRP Board of Directors Meeting • September 30 – Oct 2, 2010 – Grapevine, TX • IFTA/IRP Audit Workshop • February 8 – 10, 2011 – Orlando, FL • IRP, Inc. Annual Meeting • May 5 – 8, 2011 – Pittsburgh, PA