PennDOT issues ban on all commercial vehicles due to weather
Due to the heavy snowfall and projected winter weather for Saturday, PennDOT has issued a ban on all commercial vehicles on all interstates except I-95 from noon Saturday, January 19 until noon Sunday, January 20.  The upcoming storm is expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state … Read More
Pilot Flying J in Matthews, MO Reopens
The Pilot Flying J truck stop location in Matthews, Missouri has reopened after closing in June due to a fire.  The completely rebuilt location (store #671) includes a PJ Fresh for food options, over 175 parking spaces, 10 brand new showers and 12 diesel lanes. Located at 703 State Highway … Read More
ATRI Releases Updated Idling Regs
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released updates to idling regulations for truck drivers.  The updates are geared at helping truck drivers avoid fines for idling too long. ATRI added six new idling laws to this update including, Madison, Wisconsin; Sandy, Utah; Newark, Delaware; Ithaca, New York; Logan, Utah; and … Read More
Cairo Bridge Weight Limit
A new weight restriction on the Cairo US 60/62 Bridge, which spans across the Mississippi River, for combination vehicles began Thursday, Dec. 27. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the restriction is from 37 tons to 33 tons and while they were posted Thursday, Dec. 27 they were effective immediately. The reason for the weight limit is … Read More