Loves Closed Locations - Polar Vortex

Due to extreme temperatures accompanying the polar vortex, multiple Loves locations cannot pump diesel or have limited availability. As temperatures rise and equipment is replaced, more pumps will come back online. For an updated list of locations, visit or Love’s Facebook page. Love’s 345 in Oakdale, Wisconsin, cannot pump … Read More

How to Prevent Cold Weather Calamity

During winter, extended and unexpected road closures can happen resulting in drivers being trapped in their trucks for long periods of time.  It’s not an ideal situation to be in, but there are some important tips to know so you can be prepared and and have a plan if this happens … Read More

Extreme Cold in Midwest & Northeast Prompts Closures, HOS Suspensions

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) regional emergency declaration from Jan. 18 has been extended to include 22 states ahead of a winter storm in the eastern U.S.  Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 29 a quarter of the U.S. will face below freezing temperatures with parts of the midwest expected to … Read More

Slick conditions causing crashes. Nearby alternates unavailable due to crash/closure. Find alternate route.  A crash closed all lanes of US 36 at Monroe City this morning. Backups are already measured in miles. Normally, we would advise westbound travelers to divert to US 61, but there is a crash south of … Read More

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 Changes to Wi-Fi

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