Tips for Avoiding Truck Tire Roadside Violations

As the CVSA’s (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) International Roadcheck approaches (June 4 – 6), Medallion Transport & Logistics wants to help all truck drivers avoid potential truck tire violations, and practice every day tips for better truck tire health to keep everyone safe on the roads.  T-ire inspection It is … Read More

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said truck drivers hauling certain agricultural commodities can now use alternate methods for cargo securement.  Federal regulators granted a five-year exemption to the Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference of American Trucking Associations, clearing a variety of alternative methods to secure agricultural commodities grouped into … Read More

Pilot Flying J New Mobile App

Pilot Flying J launched its new mobile app which gives drivers the ability to fuel up faster, skip the line at the showers and reserve a parking spot.  The new Pilot Flying J mobile app hit The App Store and Google Play this week and promises to help truck drivers … Read More

FMCSA extends emergency declaration for flooding in Plains, Midwest

The Midwest and Plains have been the epicenter for extreme weather since January with record cold, snow, flooding and the lowest atmospheric pressure.  And amid Winter Storm Wesley, the bad weather news continues as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extends emergency declaration for flooding in the Plains and … Read More

Closures in Several Midwestern States Due to Blizzard

Winter Storm Wesley has created some hazardous road conditions and closures in several midwestern states. Due to blizzard conditions, the following states have reported closures.  Colorado  I76 is a mess in Colorado as well as 70 from Denver to almost the Kansas line. Nebraska  Interstate 80 is now CLOSED between … Read More

Proper Use of Personal Conveyance

Personal conveyance is the movement of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a driver may record time operating a CMV for personal conveyance as off-duty only when the driver is relieved from work and all responsibility for performing … Read More

Management Meet-and-Greet in Richmond, VA

Company management, including our VP of Heavy Haul and Director of Agent Development, will be at the Travel Centers of America in Richmond, VA Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8 hosting a meet-and-greet event to show appreciation for all truck drivers. Vice President of Heavy Haul, Jesse Merrell and Director … Read More

CVSA New Out-of-Service Criteria

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) new 2019 North American standard out-of-service criteria is now in effect. As of Monday, April 1 the the 2019 out-of-service criteria replaces and supersedes all previous versions.  The North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria is the pass-fail criteria for roadside safety inspections and its purpose … Read More