ELD Mandate, Hurricane Recovery Could Result in Shift to Capacity & Rates
As hurricane recovery efforts in Texas and Florida continue, and the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate implementation deadline nears, the trucking industry may face some challenges, including a shift in both capacity and rates. According to industry experts, some who spoke at the recent FTR Conference in Indianapolis, the shift … Read More
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is hosting an online webcast on the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ET.  No registration is necessary, anyone interested can just visit www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ELD-event  by 12:30 p.m. ET to join. The online webcast is a live … Read More
Live Hours of Service Q&A Session with FMCSA
The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) will host two live Hours of Service (HOS) question & answer (Q&A) sessions this month. Each webinar will address the number of hours that a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver can be on the road and the number of hours a CMV can … Read More
Flying J/Pilot Hurricane Nate Update
The below update was released by Pilot J at 2:30 pm EST Sunday, Oct. 8 on store operations that were in the path of Hurricane Nate. Store Operations: The following locations have re-opened. Alabama Pilot 302 – Theodore, AL Pilot 75 – Satsuma, AL Louisiana Pilot 82 – Laplace, LA … Read More
The ELD Implementation Deadline is Fast Approaching
The ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate is fast approaching.  On December 18, 2017 the mandate will be official and all commercial motor vehicles will have made the switch to electronic logging. ELD’s will be used to electronically record a driver’s Record of Duty Status (RODS), which replaces the paper logbook … Read More
TRANSFLO Scheduled Maintenanec
Maintenance will be performed to the TRANSFLO Data Center starting Sunday, Oct. 1 at 2 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, with completion expected to be finished at 4 a.m. EST that same day. The maintenance will inlude brief intermittent periods of interruption for TFX users. Scanning at truck stops will continue … Read More
Safe Driver Week Results, Medallion Violations at ZERO
From October 15-21, 2017 Operation Safe Driver Week will take place across North America, which law enforcement officers will be on the lookout for dangerous driving behavior in both passenger vehicle drivers and commercial vehicle drivers. Dangerous driving behavior such as speeding, aggressive driving, improper lane changes, texting, failure to … Read More
Pilot Flying J Irma Update: Store Update & Road Conditions
Below is an update to operating stores, road conditions and power outages from Pilot Flying J in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma as of 4:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Our thoughts and prayers remain with our team members, guests and business partners who are now in recovery from … Read More
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