CA: Weekly Short-Term Restrictions Allowed in Electronic Format
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Permits Branch issued a memorandum stating weekly short-term restrictions for annual permits can now be legally displayed on electronic devices by drivers as opposed to hard copy, printed versions.  Previously, Caltrans required these restrictions be printed each week as part of their legal California … Read More
Taking Care of Truck Tires Could Result in Big Savings
Inspecting and caring for tires is a task not all truck drivers are excited to do, let alone have time to do, but if drivers knew more about how tires worked and could implement quicker inspections, the long term savings in tire maintenance expenses can be big. A recent article … Read More
Drivers Without an ELD Will be Placed Out of Service up to 10 Hours
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released a statement on Sunday, April 1 stating any driver operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) without a required and registered electronic logging device (ELD) or a grandfathered, automatic on-board recording device (AOBRD) will be placed out of service for 10 hours, and passenger-carrying … Read More
MI: Updated Spring Weight Restrictions
Effective noon on Tuesday, March 27 weight restrictions will be lifted from parts of Michigan, although frost restrictions are still in effect for the remainder of the state and will be enforced on all state trunkline highways north of the M-46 line. Weight restrictions will be lifted from the following: … Read More
Michigan Department of Transportation (DOT) released an update to weight restrictions effective Friday, March 23 at 6 a.m. The update says, weight restrictions will be lifted from the following:  Southern Michigan border north to and including M-43 in Van Buren County east to I-69/I-96 in Eaton County (on the West side … Read More
Update: North Dakota Load Restrictions
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT) has updated and/or added the following load restrictions as of Wednesday, March 21.  Each of the restrictions are listed below individually, but more info is available on the North Dakota Load Restrictions web page.   Spring Load Restrictions   I 94B – Mile … Read More
Seasonal Load Limit Notifications for Minnesota
This week marks the end of Winter load increases, and the start of Spring load restrictions for the North-Central and North frost zones in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the end and start dates are as follows: The ending date for Winter Load Increases and the starting … Read More
Fun Fact About Medallion's Executive VP
Richard Panuski is Medallion Transport Holding’s (the parent company of Medallion Transport & Logistics and its associate heavy haul companies, NHH Services and Ace Heavy Haul) Executive Vice President. His day-to-day consists of taking care of business; meetings, emails and conference calls.  But only a few know what he does … Read More
Northeast Winter Storm Results in Travel Restrictions
As the Northeast prepares for the second winter storm in a week, department of transportation offices are announcing over-dimensional travel restrictions and limited hours. Winter Storm Quinn is expected to hit tonight and states from Pennsylvania to Maine are on storm watch.  Travel restrictions, specifically oversize travel and movement, will … Read More
Mardi Gras Oversize Load Holiday Travel
The Louisiana Department of Transportation (DOT), in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Office of State Police, issued a news release outlining holiday travel during the state’s Mardi Gras celebration, which runs specifically on Saturday, Feb. 10 through Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The release cites the truck permit … Read More