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
FMCSA extends emergency declaration for flooding in Plains, Midwest
The Midwest and Plains have been the epicenter for extreme weather since January with record cold, snow, flooding and the lowest atmospheric pressure.  And amid Winter Storm Wesley, the bad weather news continues as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extends emergency declaration for flooding in the Plains and … Read More
Closures in Several Midwestern States Due to Blizzard
Winter Storm Wesley has created some hazardous road conditions and closures in several midwestern states. Due to blizzard conditions, the following states have reported closures.  Colorado  I76 is a mess in Colorado as well as 70 from Denver to almost the Kansas line. Nebraska  Interstate 80 is now CLOSED between … 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
Management Meet-and-Greet in Richmond, VA
Company management, including our VP of Heavy Haul and Director of Agent Development, will be at the Travel Centers of America in Richmond, VA Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24 hosting a meet-and-greet event to show appreciation for all truck drivers. Vice President of Heavy Haul, Jesse Merrell and Director … Read More
CVSA New Out-of-Service Criteria
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) new 2019 North American standard out-of-service criteria is now in effect. As of Monday, April 1 the the 2019 out-of-service criteria replaces and supersedes all previous versions.  The North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria is the pass-fail criteria for roadside safety inspections and its purpose … Read More
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
Thousands of Kenworths and Peterbilts Recalled
Paccar, the parent corp of Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, issued a recall of thousands of semis for a clutch defect that could increase the risk of a crash. Approximately 25,343 trucks, model year 2018-2019 are part of the clutch defect recall.  The following models are part of the recall: Peterbilt … Read More
North Carolina: Winter Weather Update
As a snowstorm brought on ice and snow to the Southeast this weekend, parts of North Carolina including Charlotte were significantly impacted, and a Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Monday afternoon. Wet weather is expected overnight into Monday with more snow, sleet and freezing rain keeping road conditions … Read More