Michigan Spring Weight Restrictions Update

Effective 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state truck line highways within an area of Michigan described as follows. Highways north of a line on M-43 in the City of South Haven east to US-131 in Kalamazoo County then south to I-94 … Read More

Driving Tips for Wintry Conditions

Winter driving conditions are continuing in some states this weekend, and even if your travel route doesn’t include any which are, it’s important to keep some tips in mind when driving in wintry conditions. Some parts of Oregon & Wyoming are experiencing bad weather  including black ice on roadways through … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Roadcheck 2020

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) announced this year’s International Roadcheck will take place May 5-7 instead of in June as in past years, with a special emphasis on the driver requirements category of a roadside inspection. The International Roadcheck is a high-volume, high-visibility three-day enforcement initiative that highlights the … Read More

Another federal mandate kicks in Jan. 6, 2020; The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. All drivers who hold either a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) need to register by the deadline before they can respond to employer consent requests or access their driver record in the … Read More

Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse FAQs

Another federal mandate kicks in Jan. 6, 2020; The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. All drivers who hold either a commercial driver’s license (CDL) or a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) need to register by the deadline before they can respond to employer consent requests or access their driver record in the … Read More

Truck Stop Visits Planned for TX & IN

Company management, including our Director of Agent Development, VP of Heavy Haul and Business Developer, will be at two different Travel Centers of America (TA-Petro) in Texas and Indiana this month hosting a meet-and-greet to show appreciation for all truck drivers. VP of Heavy Haul, Jesse Merrell and Director of … Read More

Width Restriction on I-84 in Oregon

Starting Monday, September 30 2019, a section of I-84 eastbound will be restricted to 8-6 wide through Thursday, October 3, 2019 for maintenance work. The exact closure is on I-84 EB MP 35 to MP 47 (Cascade Locks) Each day during that period, the restriction will be in place from … Read More

Be Prepared: Brakes Among Top Violations

So many trucks are placed out of service during annual blitzes and inspections. According to a recent article in the Commercial Carrier Journal and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, of 67,072 inspections during the 72-hour International Roadcheck inspection blitz in June, more than 12,000 trucks were placed out of service … Read More

I-70 in Missouri to Close in Both Directions

MoDOT (Missouri Department of Transportation) will completely close Interstate 70 in both directions between I-435 and I-470/Route 291 (Mile Markers 7-15) beginning Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. until approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9, according to a MoDOT news release. While the interstate is closed, the ramps from … Read More

FL Issues Emergency Declaration Ahead of Dorian

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis  issued an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Dorian last week, temporarily suspending hours of service regulations for truck drivers providing direct assistance in the aftermath of the storm. The declaration is effective through Oct. 28 unless it is extended or canceled. Based on the forecasted track … Read More