CA: Weekly Short-Term Restrictions Allowed in Electronic Format

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Permits Branch issued a memorandum stating weekly short-term restrictions for annual permits can now be legally displayed on electronic devices by drivers as opposed to hard copy, printed versions.  Previously, Caltrans required these restrictions be printed each week as … Read More

Taking Care of Truck Tires Could Result in Big Savings

Inspecting and caring for tires is a task not all truck drivers are excited to do, let alone have time to do, but if drivers knew more about how tires worked and could implement quicker inspections, the long term savings in tire maintenance expenses can … Read More

Drivers Without an ELD Will be Placed Out of Service

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released a statement on Sunday, April 1 stating any driver operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) without a required and registered electronic logging device (ELD) or a grandfathered, automatic on-board recording device (AOBRD) will be placed out of service … Read More

ACE Has ZERO Violations During 2018

Effective noon on Tuesday, March 27 weight restrictions will be lifted from parts of Michigan, although frost restrictions are still in effect for the remainder of the state and will be enforced on all state trunkline highways north of the M-46 line. Weight restrictions will … Read More

Michigan Spring Weight Restrictions

Michigan Department of Transportation (DOT) released an update to weight restrictions effective Friday, March 23 at 6 a.m. The update says, weight restrictions will be lifted from the following: Southern Michigan border north to and including M-43 in Van Buren County east to I-69/I-96 in Eaton … Read More

Update: North Dakota Load Restrictions

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (DOT) has updated and/or added the following load restrictions as of Wednesday, March 21.  Each of the restrictions are listed below individually, but more info is available on the North Dakota Load Restrictions web page.   Spring Load Restrictions … Read More

Seasonal Load Limit Notifications for Minnesota

This week marks the end of Winter load increases, and the start of Spring load restrictions for the North-Central and North frost zones in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the end and start dates are as follows: The ending date for Winter … Read More

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