Are your brakes ready for the day?

Truck drivers, have you asked yourself lately if your brakes are ready for the day? Some may answer no and there may be some uncertainty with that question, especially with some recent data released by the CVSA about the number of vehicles removed from the road for brake-related violations. But … Read More

Tropical Storm Barry to Affect Travel, Truck Stops

Tropical Storm Barry will bring rainfall and wind hazards to the central Gulf Coast for several days affecting truck travel and some truck stop operations in the Louisiana area. Due to the slow movement of the system, the area is expect to get hit with long duration heavy rainfall along … Read More

Medallion Opens Driver's Lounge with Full Amenities

It’s official, the Medallion Transport driver’s lounge is now open and available for owner-operators and truck drivers to take advantage of. The lounge is located at the yard of Medallion’s affiliate heavy haul company, NHH Services  in Wallisville, TX just outside the Houston area. It offers the full amenities drivers … Read More

Brakes Out of Adjustment?

When truck drivers are placed out-of-service for a brake issue, there are some important facts to know in order to adequately repair to satisfy the OOS order. If you are not DOT qualified to adjust brakes, then you are not DOT qualified to adjust them.  If you don’t have a … Read More

Truck Stop Visits Set for Indiana Next Week

Company management, including our VP of Heavy Haul and Director of Agent Development, will be at two different Travel Centers of America (TA-Petro) in Indiana Tuesday, July 9 and Wednesday, July 10 hosting a meet-and-greet to show appreciation for all truck drivers. Vice President of Heavy Haul, Jesse Merrell and … Read More

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

Brake Problems are the # 1 Out of Service Violation

Brake problems are easily the number one reason trucks are placed out of service during the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck blitz. Although this year’s 72-hour blitz, June 2 – 4, has a special emphasis on steering & suspension, inspectors will still check brakes during all Level 1 … Read More