Pilot Flying J's 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 … Read More

FMCSA extends emergency declaration for flooding in Plains

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 … 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  I-76 is a mess in Colorado as well as 70 from Denver to almost the Kansas line. Nebraska  Interstate … Read More

Proper Use of Personal Conveyance & FAQs

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 … Read More

CVSA's New Out-of-Service Criteria is Now in Effect

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 … Read More

CVSA Announces Details for International Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the dates for this year’s annual International Roadcheck inspection blitz as well as the violation emphasis – steering components and suspension systems defects and issues. The 2019 blitz will take place from Tuesday, June 4 to Thursday, … 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 … Read More

MO Gov. Parson Declares State of Emergency in Response to Flooding

Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snow melt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, … Read More

Parts of I-29 & Loves Affected by MO Flooding

MoDOT has confirmed some areas of I-29 remain closed near the Missouri/Iowa border due to flooding, and Love’s has closed one location in Iowa. Nebraska is also still affected by flooding with I-680 still being affected. Specific closure details in Missouri include: I-29 in Andrew … Read More

Michigan Spring Weight Restrictions

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is implementing spring weight restrictions in order to protect roads.  As of Monday, March 11 at 6 a.m., weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the Michigan/Indiana and Michigan/Ohio state lines north to … Read More