2019 Brake Safety Week Dates Announced

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced Brake Safety Week will be held Sept. 15-21, which law enforcement will conduct roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMV) throughout North America in order to identify and remove critical brake violations from the nation’s roadways. Brake Safety Week 2019 will place a … Read More

IN Police Take No Mercy on Speeding Truckers

Indiana has a reputation for having no mercy on speeders, including truckers. According to a recent article in Transport Topics, over the past two years, more than 46,000 speeding violations were issued to truck drivers going too fast in Indiana. The citations were mostly issued on interstates and rural highways. … Read More

Securement & Safety Hands-On Training

Medallion Transport & Logistics along with its sister and parent company, NHH Services and Medallion Transport Holdings, will offer free securement and safety training open to all truck drivers, including any looking to transition to flatbed.   The company’s securement and safety leaders will be on-site at the NHH Services truck … Read More

Roadcheck Inspection Blitz Starts Tuesday

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Roadcheck Inspection blitz is finally upon us. The annual 72-hour blitz will take place from Tuesday, June 4 to Thursday, June 6 throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.  Each year the International Roadcheck places a special emphasis on a category of violations. … Read More

Pilot Flying J Opens New Location in AZ

Last week, Pilot Flying J opened their newest Pilot Travel Center in Desert Springs, Arizona, Pilot store no. 1185. The addition of this location brings the Arizona network of Pilot Flying J locations to 18 total and adds over 66 truck parking spaces to Pilot Flying J’s more than 73,000 parking spaces for the … Read More

MoDOT Office Closed Due to Weather

MoDOT Motor Carrier Services’ office CLOSED at 3 pm, Thursday, May 23 and will remain closed Friday, May 24, due to emergency conditions in Jefferson City in accord with an order by Governor Mike Parson. At this time, the state office plans to resume normal business at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, … Read More

Medallion Transport Rewards Drivers Prepared for International Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck inspection blitz is only a few weeks away. The 72-hour inspection blitz will focus on steering components and suspension systems defects and issues. Taking place Tuesday, June 4 through Thursday, June 6 throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada, truck drivers … Read More

Update on westbound I-255 closure at the Jefferson Barracks bridge in St. Louis

Drivers who use the westbound I-255 Jefferson Barracks Bridge across the Mississippi River need to determine alternate routes through at least the end of the week, as the westbound interstate bridge will remain closed.  Currently, highly specialized inspection teams are looking at the bridge during daylight hours (about 6 a.m. … Read More

CVSA's Operation Safe Driver Week Focus on Speeding

Due to an increase in drivers’ actions contributing to traffic crashes, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week will have a special emphasis on dangerous driving behavior and speeding.  The week-long law enforcement blitz is set for July 14-20. Any speeding commercial motor vehicle driver can be … Read More

The Six Levels of a DOT Inspection

As the International Roadcheck (June 4-6) and Operation Safe Driver Week (July 14-20) approach, it’s important for all truck drivers to be aware of the six different levels of a Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspection.  Level 1 – The North American Standard Inspection The level one DOT inspection is the … Read More