Hot Sheet
A Publication of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
December 22, 2020
Important Deadlines/Closures:
Dec. 24 & 25th - CMCA Office Closed
Dec. 26 until mid January - IRS Office Closed
Dec. 30 - CMCA Closed for Inventory
Dec. 31 - UCR Filing Deadline
Dec. 31 & Jan. 1st - CMCA Office Closed
Jan. 1st - New Labor Rules take effect
Jan. 4th - Deadline to register for Annual Vehicle Inspection class held on Jan. 14th via ZOOM
Jan. 15 - Deadline to submit Directory updates

2021 CMCA Membership Directory

Due January 15th!!

Lester Publications in Canada may be contacting you about purchasing ads for our 2021 directory. For more information on the directory, contact

Motor Carriers Save More Time, Money on E-470 with PrePass Plus


Service combines electronic toll payment and weigh station bypass on one device


PHOENIX – Motor carriers on Colorado’s E-470 can now save time and money with the expansion of the PrePass Plus electronic toll payment service to the tolling authority.  The PrePass service combines weigh station bypass service and electronic toll payments in one simple transponder mounted safely on trucks.


“E-470 is pleased to work with PrePass in supporting our CMCA and commercial customers with seamless and efficient toll payments and account management,” said E-470 Executive Director Tim Stewart. “Our mission is to improve the journey of our customers and this partnership represents our commitment to supporting our customers.”  Read More...

A Message from our Affiliated Program Partner...
Attention truckers! If you have still have not filed your 2020-21 Form 2290 or you put a new truck on the road in November 2020, you need to file ASAP.

The IRS will be shutting from December 26 until mid January. During that time, they will not be accepting or processing any tax forms. While the IRS e-file system is closed, your form 2290 will remain on hold! That means you need to file today to receive your stamped Schedule 1!

Click here to file your 2020-21 Form 2290 today!
2021 Training Schedule
**Jan 14 - Annual Vehicle Inspection/ Appendix G (8am-Noon) via ZOOM

NOTE** Please register with an active email for the participant and mailing address.  Materials will be mailed on January 4th, please sign up by then to receive important materials for this class.  Cancellations after materials have been sent will be charged the cost of materials.

Jan 16 - Brake Certification (9am-Noon)
NATMI Classes - Postponed until Aug. 23rd-27th

The UCR deadline is nearly here!

The 2021 registration deadline for UCR is December 31.  
Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) is required for all commercial moto vehicles that weigh at least 10,001 pounds and operate interstate.
For support or questions, call 1-833-UCR-PLAN or email

Free Legal Help for CO small businesses

Small businesses provide half of Colorado’s jobs. 

They have been especially hard-hit by the COVID-19 economic crisis, with minority and woman-owned small businesses being hit the hardest. Volunteer attorneys have offered to provide legal help to Colorado’s small businesses so they can get back on their feet. was created to match small businesses that need limited free legal advice regarding COVID-19 related issues with volunteer lawyers. If you are a small business that needs legal help, you can submit an application and we will ask our volunteer lawyers if they are willing to assist you. If you are a lawyer who wants to help, please sign up to volunteer.


The website also includes other resources available to small businesses, particularly minority and woman-owned small businesses, to meet the challenges of the pandemic.

If you are a nonprofit in search of legal assistance, click here. If you are an individual looking for help, sign up for the Colorado Lawyers Committee’s Legal Night, co-sponsored with Centro San Juan Diego.
Trucker Safety Video Unveiled for I-70
The Mountain Rules: Slow, Steady, Safe for the Long Haul
DENVER – With winter officially getting underway next Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Colorado State Patrol and Colorado Motor Carriers Association, are distributing a video to help educate truckers on the challenges and best practices for safely traveling the Interstate 70 Mountain Corridor.

The Mountain Rules video includes information on potential hazards truckers may face driving the Corridor year-round, including sudden weather changes such as heavy snowstorms, high winds, poor visibility and avalanches – along with rockfall, wildlife, and wildfires.  Read More...


Safety Essentials for Truck Drivers
The Voice of Colorado's Trucking Industry
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