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

Winter Storm Inga Hits Eastern U.S.

Several Eastern states have issued travel advisories during winter storm Inga, with North Carolina issuing a state of emergency and transportation waiver as the storm creates icy and unsafe travel conditions.  As North Carolina is hit with the second big winter storm in less than … Read More

Common Reasons Truck Drivers Are Pulled Over

A state patrol agent gave his first-hand account of reasons why commercial truck drivers are pulled over.  Here’s what made the list, most of which are in the FMCSA’s (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) safety measurement system. 1. Following Too Close If a truck driver … Read More

2018 & 2019 UCR Fees

Just before the beginning of the new year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finalized United Carrier Registration (UCR) fees for 2018 and 2019. There will be minor decreases in fees from 2017 in 2018 and 2019, an approximate 9.10 percent reduction in 2018 … Read More

ACE Heavy Haul has ZERO Violations During Safe Driver Week

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has released the data from the 2017 Operation Safe Driver Week, and the data shows the number of violations nearly doubled from 2016. The 2017 warnings and citations totaled more than 59,000 and ACE Heavy Haul and its sister … Read More