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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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
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
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.