Our Mission at Kentucky Trucking Association

"To promote the trucking industry by educating governmental entities, the general public, customers and related industry groups, through advocacy, career development, and the support of value-added programs enhancing industry safety and productivity".

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August 2016

DOT Compliance-ELD Mandate
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 8:00 AM
Location: Lexington-Whayne Supply Company
DOT Compliance 101 will give student(s) a basic understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This is an introductory class that will cover the various Parts of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations including Parts , 382, 383, 390, 391, 392, 393, 395, & 396. Some of the topics that are covered in this course, understanding what CSA is and how it might affect your company operation, Safety Fitness Ratings, Hours of Service Overview, Crash Indicator, Drug and Alcohol testing, Driver Fitness, Hazardous Materials Compliance, and Vehicle Maintenance. Time 8:00am-12:00pm

Electronic Logging Device Workshop
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 8:30 AM
Location: Wildwood Country Club, Louisville, KY
During this workshop you will be able to find out the details on the ELD Final Ruling and how it will affect your fleet. We will have industry leaders on hand to display their products for a hands on workshop. Jerry Ogle with Marvin Johnson will present the ELD Regulation. Registration fee will include healthy breakfast and lunch. Don’t want until the last minute to ensure your organizations compliance with the ELD Mandate. Current exhibitors for this event will include Kentucky Trucking Association Allied Members: InfoTech, JJ Keller, OmniTracs, Rand McNally, R & L Fleet Management, and Verizon Wireless. When:9:00AM – 1:00PM

Quick Facts

Since 1995, fatal accident rates in the trucking industry have fallen 14 percent, from 2.35 fatal accidents per million vehicles miles traveled to 2.03 fatal accidents per million vehicle miles traveled. Over the same period, injury-only crashes have fallen 22 percent, from 44.7 accidents per million vehicles miles traveld to 34.8 accidents per million vehicle miles traveled.