Spotted Lanternfly Information

May 17th, 2019 by Dave Fedewa

Grand Rapids Transport is doing our part to prevent the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly. The Safety Department worked with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture for proper education.

Our permits are issued and active for any drivers traveling in the affected areas. For more information on this non-native invasive species, check out the video below.

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Pilot to offer free inspections!

May 16th, 2019 by GRT Staff

2019 Roadcheck | June 4th – 6th

May 16th, 2019 by GRT Staff

New app shows live parking availability!

December 20th, 2017 by GRT Staff

Now you can pre-plan where you can park with the new Pilot / Flying J app. The app shows in real-time how many spots are available at select locations. You can also start the pump from your truck, get offers on deals they have inside, get receipts to your phone, and check on available fuel lanes!

To get more info on the app go to https://pilotflyingj.com/mypilot

International Truck Stalk Shifter Training Guide

October 4th, 2017 by GRT Staff

For Drivers:

Do you have an International LT or RH Series? Take a ride with us and learn how to use your stalk shifter for gear selection, manual shifting, and engine brake operation.

The YouTube video shown below will play inline and was produced by International for rigs equipped with the International Stalk Shifter. Read the rest of this entry »

Sleep Apnea And Speed Limiter Regulations Stall Under Trump

October 4th, 2017 by GRT Staff

Two controversial pending Obama-era FMCSA regulations have been quietly derailed by the Trump administration’s Department of Transportation.

Trump Puts The Brakes On Speed Limiter Mandate

A regulation proposed in August of 2016 that would have required speed limiters on trucks has been removed from the Department of Transportation’s active rule making list. The speed limiter mandate has been added to a list of the DOT’s long term goals, meaning that it could be years before the agency gets around to reviving the rule. Read the rest of this entry »

House Bill Would Delay ELD Mandate

October 4th, 2017 by GRT Staff

A bill filed recently in the House of Representatives by a Texas Republican would delay the compliance date of the federal government’s electronic logging device mandate by two years. The change, if enacted, would give carriers until December 2019 to switch from paper logs to an electronic logging device.

Texas Republican Rep. Brian Babin, a doctor from Port Arthur, filed the ELD Extension Act of 2017, and it was referred to the House’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Read the rest of this entry »