Chain Laws in Effect for Several States
It’s already looking a lot like Winter in the West and Northwest. Several states including Colorado, Utah and Wyoming are now requiring chains to be carried with a few more states that suggest chains be carried through Spring of 2019.  Many states have laws that require commercial vehicle drivers to … Read More
Medallion to Raise Funds for Hurricane Victims as Recovery Continues
Shortly after Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas, Medallion Transport Holdings and companies partnered with WARM (Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry) to help raise money for those affected, and are continuing to work with the non-profit organization to help keep funds coming in for long-term recovery in the Wilmington area. Although it’s … Read More
The Peace Bridge, which connects the United States and Canada at the Niagara River, will undergo the final phase of construction and will restrict oversize/overweight loads from crossing during that period. The restriction and closure of the center lane of the 3-lane bridge will begin on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 … Read More
Florida Governor Rick Scott, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and Alabama Governor Kay Ivey have all issued an emergency declaration as Hurricane Michael nears.  The storm is expected to make landfall along the Florida panhandle Wednesday as 26 northern Florida counties and the state of Alabama are suspending trucking regulations … Read More
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