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
A long-time partner of Medallion Transport & Logistics, Pilot Flying J recently announced an expansion of their travel network of more than 750 locations.  The company’s newest Pilot Travel Center is in Bartow, FL and opened Saturday, August 25. There are now 30 locations in their Florida network and more … Read More
Law Enforcement to Collect Rear Impact Guard Data on CMVs Aug. 27-31
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting another roadside inspection event with the goal of capturing data on rear impact guards, also referred to as underride guards, on trailers and semi-trailers in the United States during the week of August 27-31.  According to a news release published on … Read More
Medallion Transport to Host Safety Meetings in July & August
Medallion Transport & Logistics’ Safety Department, along with other company officials, will be hosting two safety meetings in July and August to help drivers prepare for the upcoming Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week in September and to give drivers some overall safety tips in regards to other safety … Read More
NSC Fourth of July Motor Vehicle Crash Predictions & Tips
According to the National Safety Council (NSC), U.S. road deaths during the Fourth of July holiday are expected to be higher than 160. As many head out of town across the U.S., the council warns all to drive safe and beware of impaired drivers from alcohol consumption, and offered tips … Read More
Brake Safety Week is Set for Sept. 16 - 22
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced Brake Safety Week will be held Sept. 16-22, which law enforcement will conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMV) in order to identify and remove critical brake violations from the nation’s roadways. Each inspection will serve the purpose of identifying out-of-adjustment brakes, and … Read More
Medallion has ZERO ELD/HOS Violations During 2018 Roadcheck
Medallion Transport & Logistics is proud to announce the company’s fleet had zero ELD/HOS (hours-of-service) violations during the 2018 CVSA Roadcheck. The 72-hour inspection blitz had a focus on ELD/HOS violations and Medallion and its sister companies, NHH Services & ACE Heavy Haul had no ELD/HOS violations discovered. Roadcheck 2018 … Read More
The 2018 Roadcheck Inspection Blitz is underway across North America (June 5-7), and there are some key tips to keep your drivers prepared and alert for the entire 72-hour period. According to Truckinginfo.com, the top commercial vehicle inspection blitz violation from 2017 was hours of service which is the focus … Read More