PennDOT Announces Vehicle Restrictions Due to Storm, Ice
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike has announced vehicle restrictions as storm brings snow and ice statewide. Motorists are also advised to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions.  PennDOT released the following regarding the storm which will impact most of the state Tuesday, February 20. Due to … Read More
Missouri Weather Updated: More Rain, Freezing Temps Expected
The Missouri Department of Transportation released a warning for all drivers to take extreme caution due to ice, heavy rain and snow expected in north and central counties of the state late Monday, Feb. 11 and early Tuesday, Feb. 12.  Forecasts of freezing temperatures and new precipitation could cause new … Read More
Medallion Transport Holdings Celebrates 10 Years
Medallion Transport Holdings, Inc. is celebrating 10 years of being the gold standard in safety and service in the transportation industry. This year marks a milestone of hard work and innovation in an ever-changing and growing industry.  Founded in 2009 by CEO Gary Weilheimer with corporate offices in Moorestown, New … Read More
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 loves.com/weather 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