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

National Tire Safety Week is Here

National Tire Safety Week, May 20-27, 2019 is an annual industry-led initiative, organized by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), with the goal of helping consumers learn simple yet essential steps for proper tire care and maintenance.  U.S. tire manufacturers recommend drivers check their tire pressure monthly, regularly check their … 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

Tips for Avoiding Truck Tire Roadside Violations

As the CVSA’s (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) International Roadcheck approaches (June 4 – 6), Medallion Transport & Logistics wants to help all truck drivers avoid potential truck tire violations, and practice every day tips for better truck tire health to keep everyone safe on the roads.  T-ire inspection It is … Read More

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said truck drivers hauling certain agricultural commodities can now use alternate methods for cargo securement.  Federal regulators granted a five-year exemption to the Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference of American Trucking Associations, clearing a variety of alternative methods to secure agricultural commodities grouped into … Read More

Pilot Flying J New Mobile App

Pilot Flying J launched its new mobile app which gives drivers the ability to fuel up faster, skip the line at the showers and reserve a parking spot.  The new Pilot Flying J mobile app hit The App Store and Google Play this week and promises to help truck drivers … Read More

Proper Use of Personal Conveyance

Personal conveyance is the movement of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a driver may record time operating a CMV for personal conveyance as off-duty only when the driver is relieved from work and all responsibility for performing … Read More