North Carolina: Winter Weather Update
As a snowstorm brought on ice and snow to the Southeast this weekend, parts of North Carolina including Charlotte were significantly impacted, and a Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Monday afternoon. Wet weather is expected overnight into Monday with more snow, sleet and freezing rain keeping road conditions … Read More
Jason's Law Truck Parking Survey Update
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has made an update to the Jason’s Law survey on truck parking and wants all truck drivers to take it. The survey is an update to the Jason’s Law survey first conducted in 2015 and is aimed to evaluate truck … Read More
According to the DAT National Van Freight Rate Index, national spot rates have been more unpredictable over the past three months than the same time period a year ago.  The average daily spot market rates in 2017 was $0.034 per mile from Labor Day to Thanksgiving, and in 2018 the … Read More
"Eyes on 94" Blitz Means More Police Officers on I-94 This Week
This week – Monday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 7 – I-94 in several states will be conducting a blitz on truck drivers, looking for violations that could lead to a crash.  The enforcement effort, referred to as “Eyes on 94” includes troopers from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Michigan who … Read More
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