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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May 2016

DOT Compliance-ELD Mandate
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM
Location: Olive Hill-Carter Caves State Park
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

OSHA/Workers Comp for Trucking Companies
Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM
Location: Lucas-Barren River State Park
This course was developed to enhance the knowledge level of Kentucky employers who operate commercial motor vehicles by providing an overview of the Occupational Safety Health Act and how it impacts their operations. In addition, this course extends that discussion into the requirement for workers’ compensation insurance, its costs and benefits, and lastly how to manage the program. Class 8:00am-12:00pm

Quick Facts

In 2005, the trucking industry in Kentucky paid approximately $751 million in federal and state roadway taxes and fees. The industry paid 46.4 percent of all taxes and fees owned by Kentucky motorists, despite trucks representing only 13.7 percent of vehicle miles traveled in the state.