2019 International Road Check

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the dates for this year’s annual International Roadcheck inspection blitz as well as the violation emphasis – steering components and suspension systems defects and issues.  The 2019 blitz will take place from Tuesday, June 4 to Thursday, June 6 throughout the United … Read More

CBD Oils: Beware of DOT Testing Violation

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is growing in popularity as people continue to use it as a natural alternative to pain medication. However, some industry experts are warning commercial truck drivers that use CBD oil to treat aches and pains. Even if derived from hemp, a variation of Cannabis Sativa with a … Read More

MO Gov. Parson Declares State of Emergency in Response to Flooding

Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snow melt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to … Read More

Parts of I-29 & Loves Affected by MO Flooding

MoDOT has confirmed some areas of I-29 remain closed near the Missouri/Iowa border due to flooding, and Love’s has closed one location in Iowa. Nebraska is also still affected by flooding with I-680 still being affected.  Specific closure details in Missouri include: I-29 in Andrew County from US-59 S to … Read More

High Winds Making Travel in MO, Surrounding States Challenging

The National Weather Services offices of Kansas City, Springfield and St. Louis, Mo., and of Paducah, Ky., advise that strong winds are expected Wednesday, March 13 and Thursday, March 14 throughout Missouri. Winds, mostly from the south, could make traveling east-west corridors difficult for high-profile vehicles, especially those traveling empty … Read More

Michigan Spring Weight Restrictions

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is implementing spring weight restrictions in order to protect roads.  As of Monday, March 11 at 6 a.m., weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the Michigan/Indiana and Michigan/Ohio state lines north to and including: M-20 from the … Read More

Pilot Flying J Changes to Wi-Fi

In March 2019, Pilot Flying J will be switching Wi-Fi service providers in an effort to improve functionality and provide a more streamlined user experience.  All pricing and subscription types will remain the same.  This will not have an effect on Wi-Fi speed or connectivity, according to Pilot Flying J. … Read More

What Owner-Ops Need to Know About the "Tax Cuts & Jobs Act"

In December 2017, Congress passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” bill which resulted in several significant changes to U.S. tax code. As Medallion and its sister company owner-operators start filing their 2018 taxes, the important information below will help ease the process.  Longtime Medallion Transport Holdings partner, ATBS, created … Read More