CVSA's Operation Safe Driver Week Focus on Speeding

Due to an increase in drivers’ actions contributing to traffic crashes, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week will have a special emphasis on dangerous driving behavior and speeding.  The week-long law enforcement blitz is set for July 14-20. Any speeding commercial motor vehicle driver can be … Read More

Major Bridges Affected by Repairs and Flooding in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) released some updates on major bridges affected by repairs and flooding.  Among them, I-70 East bridge at Rocheport is reduced to one lane,  US 54 Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana, Mo. remains closed and I-29 Remains Closed North of St. Joseph. More Repair Info … Read More

The Six Levels of a DOT Inspection

As the International Roadcheck (June 4-6) and Operation Safe Driver Week (July 14-20) approach, it’s important for all truck drivers to be aware of the six different levels of a Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspection. Level 1 – The North American Standard Inspection The level one DOT inspection is the … Read More

Fishing Opener Restrictions in Minnesota

Each year, the fishing season opener in Minnesota is a big deal. So big that the state will enforce some oversize/overweight travel restrictions Friday, May 10 through Monday, May 13. No oversize or overweight travel will be allowed from 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 10 until 2:00 a.m. Saturday, May 11 and … Read More

Tips for Avoiding Truck Tire Roadside Violations

As the CVSA’s (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) International Roadcheck approaches (June 4 – 6), NHH Services wants to help all truck drivers avoid potential truck tire violations, and practice every day tips for better truck tire health to keep everyone safe on the roads. T-ire inspection It is important to … Read More

FMCSA approves Ag haulers five year exemption

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said truck drivers hauling certain agricultural commodities can now use alternate methods for cargo securement.  Federal regulators granted a five-year exemption to the Agricultural & Food Transporters Conference of American Trucking Associations, clearing a variety of alternative methods to secure agricultural commodities grouped into … Read More

Pilot Flying J New Mobile App

Pilot Flying J launched its new mobile app which gives drivers the ability to fuel up faster, skip the line at the showers and reserve a parking spot.  The new Pilot Flying J mobile app hit The App Store and Google Play this week and promises to help truck drivers … Read More

FMCSA extends emergency declaration for flooding in Plains, Midwest

The Midwest and Plains have been the epicenter for extreme weather since January with record cold, snow, flooding and the lowest atmospheric pressure.  And amid Winter Storm Wesley, the bad weather news continues as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extends emergency declaration for flooding in the Plains and … Read More

Closures in Several Midwestern States Due to Blizzard

Winter Storm Wesley has created some hazardous road conditions and closures in several midwestern states. Due to blizzard conditions, the following states have reported closures.  Colorado  I-76 is a mess in Colorado as well as 70 from Denver to almost the Kansas line. Nebraska  Interstate 80 is now CLOSED between … Read More

Proper Use of Personal Conveyance & FAQs

Personal conveyance is the movement of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for personal use while off-duty. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a driver may record time operating a CMV for personal conveyance as off-duty only when the driver is relieved from work and all responsibility for performing … Read More