Florence Road Conditions, I-95 Open in Both Directions

Post Hurricane Florence road closures and road blocks are decreasing in some areas, although most of Southeatern North Carolina should still be avoided by motorists.  I-95 is open in both directions in North and South Carolina, but I-40 remains closed from NC 41 (Exit 385) to Wilmington. The North Carolina … Read More

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has started assessing Hurricane Florence affected roads, including areas in the southeastern part of North Carolina along I-40 and I-95 that remain underwater.  As of 3 p.m. EST Wednesday, Sept. 19 the NC Trucking Association reported that about 800 sections of road were … Read More

FMCSA Issues Emergency Declaration

As everyone braces for Hurricane Florence to make landfall, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a regional emergency declaration for Delaware, District of Colombia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.  The declaration is for motor carriers … Read More

I-26 and I-526 Closures, Carolinas issue Limited Exemption

The state of South Carolina is asking motorists to avoid getting on I-526 or I-26 east heading into Charleston on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in anticipation for the noon lane reversal away from the coast due to Hurricane Florence.  South Carolina Highway Patrol Captain Travis Manley said officials will begin implementing lane … Read More

States that Allow Electronic Oversize Permits

In 2015, states started accepting electronic formats of oversize permits, and the trends continued as more and more states saw it as the way of the future. Although not all states are currently accepting and some have screen size and other requirements, there are quite a few that are. Some states … Read More

NHH Partner, Pilot Flying J Expands Travel Center Network

A long-time partner of NHH Services, Pilot Flying J recently announced an expansion of their travel network of more than 750 locations.  The company’s newest Pilot Travel Center is in Bartow, FL and opened Saturday, August 25. There are now 30 locations in their Florida network and more than 40 … Read More

Law Enforcement to Collect Rear Impact Guard Data

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting another roadside inspection event with the goal of capturing data on rear impact guards, also referred to as underride guards, on trailers and semi-trailers in the United States during the week of August 27-31.  According to a news release published on … Read More

NHH Services to Host Safety Meetings in July & August

NHH Service’s Safety Department, along with other company officials, will be hosting two safety meetings in July and August to help drivers prepare for the upcoming Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week in September and to give drivers some overall safety tips in regards to other safety topics.  The … Read More

NSC Fourth of July Motor Vehicle Fatality Predictions & Tips

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), U.S. road deaths during the Fourth of July holiday are expected to be higher than 160. As many head out of town across the U.S., the council warns all to drive safe and beware of impaired drivers from alcohol consumption, and offered tips … Read More

Brake Safety Week is Set for Sept. 16 - 22

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced Brake Safety Week will be held Sept. 16-22, which law enforcement will conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMV) in order to identify and remove critical brake violations from the nation’s roadways. Each inspection will serve the purpose of identifying out-of-adjustment brakes, and … Read More