Things to Know About ELD Mandate

According to the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule, drivers and carriers who currently use paper logs to track hours of service must have ELDs fully installed and in use by December 18, 2017, which is just around the corner. To comply with roadside and … Read More

Ace Heavy Haul Moves Two Superloads from Oklahoma to California

Ace Heavy Haul has worked diligently for months preparing for the transport of two superloads from Oklahoma to California, and it’s time for each to start the trek.  A reactor head on a 19-axle trailer, and a VSS chamber on a dual-lane trailer will make … Read More

The Pennsylvania DOT has announced some changes to oversize load permit fees effective July 1.  Changes in overweight permit fees, superload permit fees, and the transport of other special machinery including cranes, excavators and loaders will reflect changes beginning July 1. For a full list … Read More

CVSA Brake Safety Day Set for Sept. 7

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 as Brake Safety Day, which law enforcement will conduct inspections on large trucks.  Each inspection will serve the purpose of identifying out-of-adjustment brakes, and brake-system and antilock braking system (ABS) violations as part of … Read More

Tennessee DOT Changes to Permit Travel Hour Restrictions

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) overweight and over-dimensional permits office has eliminated three-hour and afternoon curfews for over-dimension permit loads of most sizes, and reduced the curfews to two-hours for the largest roads. The department released a memo on June 7, which stated there … Read More

Supreme Court will not hear ELD Mandate Case

The Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal against the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.  The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) had challenged the Department of Transportation’s final rule on the basis of privacy and … Read More