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 … Read More

Pilot Flying J Adds Location in Kermit, TX

Pilot Flying J announced its newest Flying J open now in Kermit, TX. The addition of this location brings the travel center’s Texas network total to 72 locations and adds over 81 truck parking spaces to Pilot Flying J’s more than 73,000 parking spaces for the trucking industry.  … Read More

Michigan Police Targeting Unsafe Truckers

Michigan state law enforcement will target unsafe truckers along the I-94 corridor between Jackson and Detroit this month.  The two-week enforcement, June 3-7 and June 10-14 from 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. each day, will focus on unsafe truck driving behavior. The campaign, “Ticketing Aggressive Cars … Read More

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 … Read More

I-29 Closed in Missouri Due to Flash Flooding

Due to flash flooding, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) announced a full closure of I-29 is in place until further notice.  The closure is at the Iowa border and Exit 56 (US 71 & 59) at St. Joseph. The duration of this flood event … Read More

Pilot Flying J Opens New Dessert Springs, AZ Location

Last week, Pilot Flying J opened their newest Pilot Travel Center in Desert Springs, Arizona, Pilot store no. 1185. The addition of this location brings the Arizona network of Pilot Flying J locations to 18 total and adds over 66 truck parking spaces to Pilot Flying J’s more than … Read More

CVSA's 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 … 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 … Read More

Fishing Opener Restrictions in Minnesota

Each year, the fishing season opener in Minnesota is a big deal. So big that the state will enforce some oversize/overweight travel restrictions Friday, May 10 through Monday, May 13.  No oversize or overweight travel will be allowed from 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 10 until 2:00 … Read More

Tips for Avoiding Truck Tire Roadside Violations

As the CVSA’s (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) International Roadcheck approaches (June 4 – 6), ACE Heavy Haul 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.  … Read More