Northeast Winter Storm Results in Travel Restrictions

As the Northeast prepares for the second winter storm in a week, department of transportation offices are announcing over-dimensional travel restrictions and limited hours. Winter Storm Quinn is expected to hit tonight and states from Pennsylvania to Maine are on storm watch.  Travel restrictions, specifically … Read More

Mardi Gras Oversize Load Holiday Travel Restrictions

The Louisiana Department of Transportation (DOT), in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Office of State Police, issued a news release outlining holiday travel during the state’s Mardi Gras celebration, which runs specifically on Saturday, Feb. 10 through Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. The … Read More

ACE Shows Support for Son of Agent with Leukemia

ACE Heavy Haul is putting its support behind a freight agent and member of the Ace family.  The freight agent’s 19-year-old son, Gunnar, was diagnosed with leukemia in July 2017. The entire family was devastated, but efforts began to fight the cancer and Gunnar has … Read More

Winter Storm Inga Hits Eastern U.S.

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 … Read More

Common Reasons Truck Drivers Are Pulled Over

A state patrol agent gave his first-hand account of reasons why commercial truck drivers are pulled over.  Here’s what made the list, most of which are in the FMCSA’s (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) safety measurement system. 1. Following Too Close If a truck driver … 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 … Read More

ACE Heavy Haul has ZERO Violations During Safe Driver Week

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has released the data from the 2017 Operation Safe Driver Week, and the data shows the number of violations nearly doubled from 2016. The 2017 warnings and citations totaled more than 59,000 and ACE Heavy Haul and its sister … Read More

Hours Suspension & Road Closures as California Fires Blare

With several wildfires burning in California there are many highway closures to be aware of, and Governor Jerry Brown also issued a state of emergency for Ventura County, CA, suspending hours-of-service regulations for some drivers. The wildfire in Ventura has burned over 90,000 acres, according … Read More

Ace Heavy Haul to Participate in Hurricane Clean-up

Management, employees and vendors of Ace Heavy Haul will work alongside Crosby, Texas residents to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in a cleanup day organized to help families who are either still displaced or are in need of major repairs after the hurricane hit Texas … Read More

Live Hours of Service Q&A Session with FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) will host two live Hours of Service (HOS) question & answer (Q&A) sessions this month. Each webinar will address the number of hours that a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver can be on the road and the number … Read More