Chain Laws by State

Winter is right around the corner, which means higher elevation areas are already getting snow. So it’s an important time for truck drivers to familiarize themselves with the chain laws in the states they normally run. ATBS helped put together the information and chain laws by state below. Alabama The … Read More

Truck Stop Visits in Missouri & Illinois

Company management, including our Director of Agent Development and Business Developer, will be at two different Travel Centers of America (TA-Petro) in Missouri and Illinois Wednesday, October 9 and Thursday, Octoer 10 hosting a meet-and-greet to show appreciation for all truck drivers. Director of Agent Development, Danielle Szerlik will treat … Read More

Width Restriction on I-84 in Oregon

Starting Monday, September 30 2019, a section of I-84 eastbound will be restricted to 8-6 wide through Thursday, October 3, 2019 for maintenance work. The exact closure is on I-84 EB MP 35 to MP 47 (Cascade Locks) Each day during that period, the restriction will be in place from … Read More

More States Issue Hurricane Dorian Emergency Declarations

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis  issued an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Dorian last week, temporarily suspending hours of service regulations ftruck drivers providing direct assistance in the aftermath of the storm. The declaration is effective through Oct. 28 unless it is extended or canceled. Based on the forecasted track and … Read More

ELD Final Compliance is Almost Here, Be Ready

Although the ELD mandate went into effect in December 2017, fleets still using automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) to track hours-of-service (HOS) were able to delay implementing ELDs until the December 16, 2019 final deadline. With just over three months to go, it’s important to start the transition process early … Read More

More States Issue Hurricane Dorian Emergency Declarations

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis  issued an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday, Aug. 28, temporarily suspending hours of service regulations for truck drivers providing direct assistance in the aftermath of the storm. The powerful storm will strengthen over the coming days and has the potential to become a … Read More

Are your brakes ready for the day?

Truck drivers, have you asked yourself lately if your brakes are ready for the day? Some may answer no and there may be some uncertainty with that question, especially with some recent data released by the CVSA about the number of vehicles removed from the road for brake-related violations. But … Read More

U.S. DOT Increases Fines for Violations

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced this week it has increased fines across the board for violations of federal trucking regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is required by Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 to adjust fine amounts each year based on inflation. … Read More

HOS Regs Suspended for Hurricane Barry Relief

The U.S. DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a regional emergency declaration that suspends hours of service regulations for relief loads and supplies to areas affected by Hurricane Barry. Size and weight regulations have been lifted for truck drivers hauling relief loads and supplies to areas including … Read More

NHH Opens Driver's Lounge with Full Amenities

It’s official, NHH Services’ driver’s lounge is now open and available for owner-operators/truck drivers to take advantage of. Located at NHH’s Wallisville, TX yard the lounge offers full amenities which drivers need while on the road. It’s equipped with a full kitchen where there’s always fresh coffee brewing, washer/dryer, restroom … Read More