Upcoming events

    • 05/27/2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar


    Join us for a Q&A session with Marsh McLennan to answer all your questions about Human Resources issues in a COVID-19 environment.  Experts from Marsh will answer your questions about health/medical coverage, FFCRA, SBA loans/Cares Act, unemployment, workers comp, safety, HIPPA, etc.  

    • 06/01/2020
    • (EDT)
    • Holiday Inn North Beach, Virginia Beach, VA

    The VTA and its Safety Management & Human Resources Council will host the 2020 Safety & Human Resources Conference will be TBA at the Holiday Inn North Beach in Virginia Beach, VA.    The conference offers a unique opportunity to network with other safety professionals and learn valuable ideas about how to improve safety in your company.   We hope you will review the program and make the commitment to register to attend the 2020 VTA Safety and Human Resources Conference today!

    Conference Program

    This annual gathering of Virginia's leading truck safety and human resource professionals offers a great program with speakers and presentations on important topics and issues impacting truck professionals, including:

    • VDOT Towing & Recovery Incentive Program (TRIP)
    • FMCSA current CSA model to new IRT model
    • Drug & Alcohol Updates & Clearinghouse information
    • FMCSA Updates
    • Presentation by Setliff Law
    • Election & Legislative Updates

    The conference begins with the safety awards luncheon on Monday, when we will present the VTA’s 2020 Safety Awards that recognize Virginia’s safest fleets, driver and safety professional.

    Room Reservations

    Room reservations must be made directly with the Holiday Inn North Beach, no later than TBA! After that date reservation requests will be honored on rate and space availability basis only.  Make your room reservations TODAY by calling the hotel directly at (866) 456-3446 or click here and use code VTA.   Room rates are $109 per night plus tax.

    Hotel and Activity Information

    Situated on a impressive stretch of oceanfront on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach is a stunning resort hotel designed for groups and individuals traveling for business and conferences as well as families. We pride ourselves on welcoming everyone warmly and putting people truly at ease. You can completely depend on us to make your travel experience an enjoyable one.  Enjoy our indoor lazy river pool, indoor whirlpool, our 48-Seat movie theater, and Splash Kamp, the kids activity center.  There are several museums, shopping centers, and the Virginia Aquarium nearby.   Or you can ride the VB Wave down Beach Street USA to see all of Virginia Beach's talented local artists. The staff of this Virginia Beach oceanfront hotel recommends this as the easiest way to travel the length of the boardwalk, get to museums or shop for souvenirs.

    Dress Code

    Casual or business casual dress is suggested for the conference meetings.  Business attire is preferred for the Awards Luncheon.


    • 06/03/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    This training is required for supervisors of U.S. DOT-regulated employees and is recommended for non-regulated Drug Free Workplace environments. A Certificate of Completion will be Issued to each attendee along with a downloadable training reference packet and employee reference materials.

    Reasonable Suspicion Supervisory Training

    (Required by FMCSR Part 382.603)

    Supplemental Section I: What you Should Know about CBD Products & Medical Marijuana

    Supplemental Section II:

    COVID19 - Workplace Drug Testing Concerns and Increased Substance Abuse Trends

    • o   Reasonable Suspicion Testing – Understanding the Legalities
    • o   Minimizing Risk
    • o    Required Documentation
    • o    Approaching the Employee – Framing a Constructive Session
    • o   Understanding the Impact of Addiction on the Reasonable Suspicion Interview Process
    • o   Completing the Reasonable Suspicion Test Process
    • o    Signs, Symptoms and Effects of Alcohol Abuse
    • o   Signs, Symptoms and Effects of Prohibited Drugs
    • o   Signs and Symptoms of Addiction, Withdrawal and Overdose
    • Supplemental Section 1
    • o    CBD vs THC – what is the difference?
    • o   Will CBD products show up on a drug test?
    • o   Medical Marijuana – Understanding the General Process
    • o    The Case Against Excluding Marijuana Testing from Your Substance Abuse Policy
    • Supplemental Section 11
    • o   Understanding the DOT Guidance for Drug Testing During the COVID 19 Pandemic- Sorting Through the Confusion
    • o   Increasing Substance Abuse Trends – Employer Awareness

    *RSST is required for supervisors of USDOT agency regulated employees and is recommended for non-regulated Drug Free Workplace environments. A Certificate of Completion will be Issued to each attendee along with a downloadable training reference packet and employee reference materials.

    • 06/10/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    The 2020 Session of the General Assembly acted on several trucking-related bills.  More importantly, lawmakers passed a considerable number of bills making significant changes to labor and employment laws that cover all businesses in Virginia, including trucking.  This webinar will review those actions and explain the new laws that take effect beginning July 1 and what you need to do to be in compliance.

    • 06/17/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar


    Virginia Division Administrator Craig Feister will give an update on current FMCSA issues, including the Crash Preventability Determination Program, the new Hours of Service final rule and interacting with FMCSA during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 06/24/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    COVID-Related Issues for Trucking Fleets

    Experts from Setliff Law will discuss employment law, workers’ compensation, and premises liability in the COVID-19 pandemic environment.

Past events

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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