Pilot Flying J Irma Update: Store Update & Road Conditions

Pilot Flying J released the following statement at 11 a.m. EST today (Tuesday, Sept. 12) with updates on recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma.  Store Operations: Open Locations: Florida: Baldwin, FL #087 Cocoa, FL #088 Ellenton, FL #089 Ft Pierce, FL #090 Ocala, FL #092 Punta Gorda, FL #094 Wildwood, FL … Read More

Pilot/Flying J has released a severe weather update for Hurricane Irma.  Here are the following closed locations: The following locations in Florida now closed: Cocoa, FL – #088 Ellenton, FL – #089 Ft Pierce, FL – #090 Punta Gorda, FL – #094 Yeehaw Junction, FL – #096 Ft Myers, FL … Read More

Changes to Travel & Regulations as Florida Gears Up for Irma

Hurricane Irma, already one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever develop in the Atlantic, is making landfall and state and federal agencies are gearing up.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has temporarily suspended several trucking regulations in the states in and around the expected path of Irma. … Read More

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 10-16

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week will be celebrated September 10-16, 2017 across the United States.  At this time, America, including Medallion Transport & Logistics will honor all professional truck drivers who safely deliver America’s most essential goods. Medallion Transport & Logistics strives to recognize all drivers everyday, whether you are … Read More

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Day is happening next week on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, which law enforcement will conduct inspections on large trucks.  Each inspection will serve the purpose of identifying out-of-adjustment brakes, and brake-system and antilock braking system (ABS) violations as part of the CVSA’s … Read More

Cargo Theft May Increase this Labor Day Weekend

According to the cargo theft recording firm, SensiGuard, fleet and cargo theft will see more activity over Labor Day weekend.  The firm cited date from Labor Day weekends between 2012 and 2016, which 39 percent more thefts occurred than normal, non-holiday weekends. In 2016, 14 cargo thefts totaled more than … Read More

Details on Abbott and Trumps Declaration of Disaster

Texas Governor, Gregg Abbott’s permit waiver and President Trump’s Declaration of Disaster has lifted some restrictions on the movement of oversize/overweight loads that are aiding in disaster relief in and around southeast Texas, according to a Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) release. As a result of both, a special … Read More

Medallion Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Medallion Transport & Logistics parent company, Medallion Transport Holdings has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey. With much of southeastern Texas in shambles, the company’s GoFundMe campaign, will help provide aid to families directly affected by the storm. The campaign’s goal is to raise … Read More

Hurricane Harvey: Commercial & Oversize Travel Update

The state of Texas and other federal agencies have issued warnings, including travel advisories that will impact commercial and oversize transportation as Hurricane Harvey hits land. Drivers in the storm’s patch should be aware of severe flooding as the category 2 – potentially category 3 – makes landfall. Storms of … Read More

IOWA DOT to Install System to Help Drivers Along I-80

The Iowa Department of Transportation announced that by 2019, rest areas along Iowa’s Interstate 80 freight route will include technology to assist truck drivers traveling the highway to track parking availability. Iowa’s DOT July I-80 planning study includes a chapter on automated corridors and how vehicle technology can improve safety … Read More