Bridgestone Commercial Tire Truck Recall

This week Bridgestone issued a voluntary recall of over 2,500 tires from its commercial truck line models, and Medallion Transport & Logistics is taking steps to make sure its entire company fleet is safe. The reason for the recall is possible steel cord exposure in the tire’s sidewalls.  Medallion Transport … Read More

Florence Road Conditions, I-95 Open in Both Directions

Post Hurricane Florence road closures and road blocks are decreasing in some areas, although most of Southeatern North Carolina should still be avoided by motorists.  I-95 is open in both directions in North and South Carolina, but I-40 remains closed from NC 41 (Exit 385) to Wilmington. The North Carolina … Read More

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has started assessing Hurricane Florence affected roads, including areas in the southeastern part of North Carolina along I-40 and I-95 that remain underwater.  As of 3 p.m. EST Wednesday, Sept. 19 the NC Trucking Association reported that about 800 sections of road were … Read More

FMCSA Issues Emergency Declaration

As everyone braces for Hurricane Florence to make landfall, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a regional emergency declaration for Delaware, District of Colombia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.  The declaration is for motor carriers … Read More

I-26 and I-526 Closures, Carolinas issue Limited Exemption as Florence Approaches

The state of South Carolina is asking motorists to avoid getting on I-526 or I-26 east heading into Charleston on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in anticipation for the noon lane reversal away from the coast due to Hurricane Florence.  South Carolina Highway Patrol Captain Travis Manley said officials will begin implementing lane … Read More

States that Allow Electronic Oversize Permits

In 2015, states started accepting electronic formats of oversize permits, and the trends continued as more and more states saw it as the way of the future. Although not all states are currently accepting and some have screen size and other requirements, there are quite a few that are. Some states … Read More