Events



Upcoming events

    • 10/26/2022
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Holiday Inn Tanglewood - Roanoke

    FMCSA Compliance Workshops – 2022


    Presented by the Virginia Trucking Association, (VTA) in conjunction with Nationwide Testing Association, Inc., (NTA), Setliff Law, P.C., the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Field Office, Richmond VA and the Virginia State Police – Motor Carrier Safety Team.


    In continuing to keep our members and the Virginia trucking community properly trained and educated with up-to-date information regarding FMCSA Compliance, we are pleased to offer another series of workshops this fall.  


    These workshops provide a venue for interactive and educational presentations with FMCSA representatives, Virginia State Police Motor Carrier Safety Team representatives along with DOT Drug and Alcohol industry professionals. They provide an excellent opportunity for questions specific to your operation. 


    WORKSHOP AGENDA:


    8:00-8:45 am       

    General Overview – The Basics. Applicability of the FMCSR's, SMS, Accidents & Reporting Requirements, Financial Responsibility"

     Instructor – FMCSA Representative


    8:45–9:30 am

     “Current Updates”: 

    • Clearinghouse Updates - What FMCSA is Seeing
    • Entry Level Driver Training
    • Medical Qualifications Update
    • Top Violations Currently Being Discovered in Investigations

     Instructor – FMCSA Representative


    9:30 - 10:15

    "Driver Qualification & Driver Qualification Files" - Part 391

    Instructor - FMCSA Representative


     10:15 - 10:30

    Break (coffee and bottled water included in registration fee)


    10:30-11:30

    "FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements" - Understanding 49 CFR Part 40 & Part 382

    Instructor – Kim Claytor, Compliance Director, Nationwide Testing Association


    11:30 - 12:00 pm               

    "Open Q & A Time - Come Prepared with Your Questions"


    12:00 - 1:00 

    LUNCH (included in registration fee)


    1:00-2:00                      

     “Risk Management Strategies: The Impact of Medical Marijuana on Trucking, Accident Mitigation: Best Practices for Drivers & Your Safety Team, Corporate Policy Considerations and Documentation to Protect Your Company"

    Instructor – Steve Setliff, Setliff Law


    2:00 - 2:45

    "ELD's & Hours of Service - Current Regulations" In-Depth Review of Part 395

    Instructor - FMCSA Representative


    2:45 - 3:15

    Break (coffee and bottled water included in registration fee)


    3:15-3:30           

    "Vehicle Maintenance Recordkeeping Requirements & Drivers Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports" - a comprehensive look at the requirements of Part 396 

    Instructor- FMCSA Representative 


    3:30-4:30           

    "Roadside Inspections & Cargo Securement" A review of the CVSA Levels of Inspection roadside inspectors use

    Brief look at Cargo Securement

    Instructor- VSP Motor Carrier Safety Team


    VTA and NTA representatives will be available at each workshop with membership information, compliance programs and materials that will assist you with your compliance needs.

    • 11/01/2022
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The University of Richmond - Rosenbaum Room

    FMCSA Compliance Workshops – 2022 


    Presented by the Virginia Trucking Association, (VTA) in conjunction with Nationwide Testing Association, Inc., (NTA), Setliff Law, P.C., the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Field Office, Richmond VA and the Virginia State Police – Motor Carrier Safety Team.


    In continuing to keep our members and the Virginia trucking community properly trained and educated with up-to-date information regarding FMCSA Compliance, we are pleased to offer another series of workshops this fall.  


    These workshops provide a venue for interactive and educational presentations with FMCSA representatives, Virginia State Police Motor Carrier Safety Team representatives along with DOT Drug and Alcohol industry professionals. They provide an excellent opportunity for questions specific to your operation. 


    WORKSHOP AGENDA:



    8:00-8:45 am       

    General Overview – The Basics. Applicability of the FMCSR's, SMS, Accidents & Reporting Requirements, Financial Responsibility"

     Instructor – FMCSA Representative


    8:45–9:30 am

     “Current Updates”: 

    • Clearinghouse Updates - What FMCSA is Seeing
    • Entry Level Driver Training
    • Medical Qualifications Update
    • Top Violations Currently Being Discovered in Investigations

     Instructor – FMCSA Representative


    9:30 - 10:15

    "Driver Qualification & Driver Qualification Files" - Part 391

    Instructor - FMCSA Representative


     10:15 - 10:30

    Break (coffee and bottled water included in registration fee)


    10:30-11:30

    "FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements" - Understanding 49 CFR Part 40 & Part 382

    Instructor – Kim Claytor, Compliance Director, Nationwide Testing Association


    11:30 - 12:00 pm               

    "Open Q & A Time - Come Prepared with Your Questions"


    12:00 - 1:00 


    1:00-2:00                      

     “Risk Management Strategies: The Impact of Medical Marijuana on Trucking, Accident Mitigation: Best Practices for Drivers & Your Safety Team, Corporate Policy Considerations and Documentation to Protect Your Company"

    Instructor – Steve Setliff, Setliff Law


    2:00 - 2:45

    "ELD's & Hours of Service - Current Regulations" In-Depth Review of Part 395

    Instructor - FMCSA Representative


    2:45 - 3:15

    Break (coffee and bottled water included in registration fee)


    3:15-3:30           

    "Vehicle Maintenance Recordkeeping Requirements & Drivers Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports" - a comprehensive look at the requirements of Part 396 

    Instructor- FMCSA Representative 


    3:30-4:30           

    "Roadside Inspections & Cargo Securement" A review of the CVSA Levels of Inspection roadside inspectors use

    Brief look at Cargo Securement

    Instructor- VSP Motor Carrier Safety Team


    VTA and NTA representatives will be available at each workshop with membership information, compliance programs and materials that will assist you with your compliance needs.

Past events

09/18/2022 2022 Annual Convention
07/28/2022 Safety & H.R. Meeting on Employee Handbooks with Attorney Steve Setliff (Western Virginia)
07/20/2022 Safety & H.R. Meeting on Employee Handbooks with Attorney Steve Setliff (Eastern Virginia)
06/27/2022 Motor Carrier Services Webinar
06/07/2022 Salute to Truckers Night at the Diamond 6-7-22
04/27/2022 2022 VTA Safety & HR Management Conference
02/24/2022 Safety & HR Meeting 2-24-22
11/09/2021 2021 VTA Safety & HR Management Conference
09/26/2021 2021 Annual Convention
06/03/2021 Impact of Virginia's New Marijuana Laws on Motor Carriers
05/20/2021 Conducting a DOT Self Audit
05/05/2021 2021 New Laws & Critical Issues Update for Trucking Fleets and Businesses Operating in Virginia
03/23/2021 VTA Safety & HR Council Presents Avoiding Claims for Negligent Hiring & Retention of Drivers
02/17/2021 Permanent Standard on Covid-19 in Virginia Workplaces
11/18/2020 2020 VTA Safety Awards
11/18/2020 FMCSA Updates
11/18/2020 VDOT’s Towing & Recovery Incentive Program (TRIP)
11/18/2020 Updates on Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Regulations & Other Testing Updates
11/17/2020 Working the Comp Out of Workers' Comp
11/17/2020 Goodbye CSA - Hello IRT
11/17/2020 Issues Updates
11/17/2020 2020 Virtual VTA Safety & HR Conference - All Sessions
09/30/2020 Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers
09/30/2020 Transportation Funding and Major Projects Update
09/30/2020 Trucking Toward a New Reality
09/29/2020 Compensation & Benefits Strategies in the Trucking Industry
09/29/2020 Providing DMV Services in a Covid World
09/29/2020 Protecting Your Company from COVID-19 Liability
09/28/2020 Economic Outlook During Uncertain Times
09/28/2020 Opening Session and Issues Update
09/28/2020 2020 Virtual VTA Convention - All Sessions
09/16/2020 Hours of Service Webinar
07/15/2020 Virtual VTA presents "Launch of the VTA Health Plan"
06/24/2020 COVID-Related Issues for Trucking Fleets
06/17/2020 VTA Safety & HR Council Meeting - FMCSA Update
06/10/2020 General Assembly Update and New Laws Report
06/03/2020 Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Supervisor Training
06/01/2020 2020 VTA Safety & Human Resources Conference
05/27/2020 Covid-19 Q & A with Marsh McLennan Professional Services
04/02/2020 COVID-19 Q & A Conference Call
03/25/2020 Reasonable Suspicion Supervisory Training - West
03/24/2020 Reasonable Suspicion Supervisory Training - East
02/18/2020 Safety & HR Meeting - East
02/11/2020 Safety & HR Meeting - West
11/14/2019 Compliance Seminar - Harrisonburg
11/13/2019 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
10/29/2019 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
10/22/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
10/15/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
09/15/2019 2019 VTA Annual Convention
07/30/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
07/23/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
06/13/2019 I-81 Funding/Improvement Plan Briefing and Town Hall
04/03/2019 2019 VTA Safety and HR Conference
01/22/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
01/15/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
11/14/2018 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
11/08/2018 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
11/07/2018 Compliance Seminar - Fredericksburg
10/16/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
10/09/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
09/23/2018 VTA Annual Convention
07/25/2018 Safety & HR Council Meeting - West
07/24/2018 Safety & HR Council Meeting - East
05/04/2018 Virginia Truck Driving Champsionships
03/19/2018 2018 Safety & Human Resources Conference
01/24/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
01/23/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
11/08/2017 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
11/02/2017 Compliance Seminar - Fredericksburg
10/26/2017 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
10/24/2017 Safety & HR Meeting - West
10/17/2017 Safety & HR Meeting - East
10/08/2017 2017 VTA Annual Convention
07/18/2017 VTA Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
07/11/2017 VTA Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
04/25/2017 VTA Safety and Human Resources Conference
01/27/2017 ELD Seminar - Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
01/20/2017 ELD Seminar - Keystone Tractor Museum, Colonial Heights, VA
09/25/2016 2016 VTA Convention
09/14/2016 ELD Seminar - Holiday Inn, Tanglewood, Roanoke, VA
09/13/2016 ELD Seminar - Bass Pro Shop- Ashland, VA
04/19/2016 Webinar - Coercion Rule
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