Thumbs up for Drivers!

Thumbs up when you see a professional driver on the road.If you could rate the best National Truck Driver Appreciation Week ever held, it still wouldn’t hold a candle to the surprising amount of praise heaped on drivers during the coronavirus crisis. Truckers have been classified “essential” workers. They’ve been lumped with health care professionals, […]

Hot-Shots!

Hot-shots can be a great way to move smaller loads.  They are just smaller versions of a full-size semi-truck with a flatbed trailer.  They have a weight capacity up to 20k#, and they are lower to the ground so they can handle taller stuff.  Most of them are 40 feet long and have the capability […]

Welcome back, Nathan!

Welcome back, Nathan! After almost 2 years away from Stevens West, Nathan has returned to us! His career as a lead singer in a metal band didn’t really pan out, then he tried his hand at the pro poker circuit, which quickly turned ugly. So the timing worked out and he’s back, picking right up […]

Spring Into Freight

We here at Stevens West are excited for Spring to finally get here, we have seen an awful lot of snow on our mountain highways , I-70 was closed a lot more this year than in past years for short periods of time due to the amount of snow that fell. The avalanche danger was […]

Weather update and road closures in the mountains

Good morning fellow travelers and truck drivers, below is a up to date post from the Colorado Dept of Transportation, I wanted to get this out to everyone we know so you can keep an eye on things West of Denver about 60 miles. It’s going to be a mess up there until Thursday night, […]

Introducing Stevens West new team member Reas Madsen

Let’s give our warmest wishes to our new Sales team member Reas. Reas has been in the transportation industry for the majority of his career. Most of his time was spent buying and selling coal, his family also had a business of importing and distributing wine from Argentina, 1 of the first companies in the […]

Lane closures through Glenwood Canyon on I-70

Because of a rock slide on the westbound lanes of I-70, C-Dot put out this bulletin. I-70 Westbound 2 miles east of Glenwood Springs (Milemarker 120.4-121.8) Travelers going through Glenwood Canyon will encounter single lane traffic with speed reduced to 40 mph for rockfall clean up. And Chain laws are in effect through the high […]

Snow & Bitter Cold Prompt Expansion of HOS Suspension

This article and announcement came from Overdrive Magazine Staff Writer: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has expanded its regional emergency declaration from Jan. 18 to now include 22 states ahead of a winter storm expected to impact much of the Eastern U.S. this week. Truck drivers hauling heating fuels, including propane, natural gas, and […]

Weather warning on I-70 in Colorado

This alert came in at 10am Mountain Time. Please be careful out there. We are expecting the weather to improve early this afternoon and be nice and sunny through Sunday. Westbound I-70 is currently closed between Limon – Agate due to multiple crashes and conditions. No estimated time for reopening but is expected to be […]

Shipping Cross Border to Canada

Lately we have been getting a lot more requests from our customers to ship from the United States up to the different provinces in Canada. We have shipped many partial and full loads up to Ontario and Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Alberta and lately British Columbia. The majority of our carriers love to go to Ontario, […]