PennDOT issues ban on all commercial vehicles due to weather

Due to the heavy snowfall and projected winter weather for Saturday, PennDOT has issued a ban on all commercial vehicles on all interstates except I-95 from noon Saturday, January 19 until noon Sunday, January 20.  The upcoming storm is expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, … Read More

ATRI Releases Updated Idling Regs

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released updates to idling regulations for truck drivers.  The updates are geared at helping truck drivers avoid fines for idling too long. ATRI added six new idling laws to this update including, Madison, Wisconsin; Sandy, Utah; Newark, Delaware; Ithaca, … Read More

I-59/20 in Birmingham to Shut Down for 14 Months

The Alabama Department of Transportation’s planning and proposed design of the bridges along Interstate 59/20 (I-59/20) through the City of Birmingham’s Central Business District (CBD) will begin in mid to late January 2019.  Interstate 59/20 through downtown Birmingham will close for an estimated 14 months … Read More

CVSA Says Don't Manually Adjust Auto Slack Adjusters

After May’s unannounced brake blitz by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), inspectors believe there is a problem with truck drivers manually adjusting self-adjusting slack adjusters.  When truckers manually adjust, there is a false sense of security, and it is likely the brake adjusters will … 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 … Read More

Jason's Law Truck Parking Survey Update

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has made an update to the Jason’s Law survey on truck parking and wants all truck drivers to take it.  The survey is an update to the Jason’s Law survey first conducted in 2015 and … Read More

"Eyes on 94" Blitz Means More Police Officers on I-94 This Week

This week – Monday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 7 – I-94 in several states will be conducting a blitz on truck drivers, looking for violations that could lead to a crash.  The enforcement effort, referred to as “Eyes on 94” includes troopers from Indiana, … Read More

ACE Will Collect Items for Ronald McDonald House this Holiday Season

This holiday season, ACE Heavy Haul will contribute to the Ronald McDonald House Charity in Charlotte, NC to help the families of children receiving treatment in Charlotte-area medical facilities.  Medallion Transport Holdings is the parent company to ACE Heavy Haul and sister companies, Medallion Transport … Read More

Chain Laws in Effect for Several States

It’s already looking a lot like Winter in the West and Northwest. Several states including Colorado, Utah and Wyoming are now requiring chains to be carried with a few more states that suggest chains be carried through Spring of 2019. Many states have laws that … Read More

Peace Bridge Oversize Restriction to Begin

The Peace Bridge, which connects the United States and Canada at the Niagara River, will undergo the final phase of construction and will restrict oversize/overweight loads from crossing during that period. The restriction and closure of the center lane of the 3-lane bridge will begin … Read More