CBD Oils: Beware of DOT Testing Violation
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is growing in popularity as people continue to use it as a natural alternative to pain medication. However, some industry experts are warning commercial truck drivers that use CBD oil to treat aches and pains. Even if derived from hemp, a variation of Cannabis Sativa with a … Read More
What Owner-Ops Need to Know About the "Tax Cuts & Jobs Act"
In December 2017, Congress passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” bill which resulted in several significant changes to U.S. tax code. As Medallion and its sister company owner-operators start filing their 2018 taxes, the important information below will help ease the process.  Longtime Medallion Transport Holdings partner, ATBS, created … 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
Medallion Transport to Host Safety Meetings in July & August
Medallion Transport & Logistics’ Safety Department, along with other company officials, will be hosting two safety meetings in July and August to help drivers prepare for the upcoming Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week in September and to give drivers some overall safety tips in regards to other safety … Read More
Brake Safety Week is Set for Sept. 16 - 22
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced Brake Safety Week will be held Sept. 16-22, which law enforcement will conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMV) in order to identify and remove critical brake violations from the nation’s roadways. Each inspection will serve the purpose of identifying out-of-adjustment brakes, and … Read More
Medallion has ZERO ELD/HOS Violations During 2018 Roadcheck
Medallion Transport & Logistics is proud to announce the company’s fleet had zero ELD/HOS (hours-of-service) violations during the 2018 CVSA Roadcheck. The 72-hour inspection blitz had a focus on ELD/HOS violations and Medallion and its sister companies, NHH Services & ACE Heavy Haul had no ELD/HOS violations discovered. Roadcheck 2018 … Read More
Diesel Prices on the Rise, Highest Since 2014
On-highway diesel fuel prices have hit the highest level since November 2014, with the average price of a gallon of diesel fuel in the U.S. at $3.17 the week of May 7, 2018.  Not only is the average cost per gallon the highest in four years, but diesel fuel has … Read More
Several Eastern states have issued travel advisories during today’s winter storm Inga, with North Carolina issuing a state of emergency and transportation waiver as the storm created icy and unsafe travel conditions.
Several Eastern states have issued travel advisories during winter storm Inga, with North Carolina issuing a state of emergency and transportation waiver as the storm creates icy and unsafe travel conditions.  As North Carolina is hit with the second big winter storm in less than a month, Governor Roy Cooper … Read More
2018 & 2019 UCR Fees
Just before the beginning of the new year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finalized United Carrier Registration (UCR) fees for 2018 and 2019. There will be minor decreases in fees from 2017 in 2018 and 2019, an approximate 9.10 percent reduction in 2018 and a 4.55 percent reduction … Read More
Medallion Announces Halloween Contest Winners
Medallion Transport & Logistics’ corporate Olive Branch, MS office has announced the winners of its Halloween work station decorating contest.  While each staff member pieced together their most creative and festive display, it was up to Medallion Transport & Logistics’ Facebook fans to name the winner. For a week, company Facebook … Read More