Hot Sheet
A Publication of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
December 4, 2018

The 2019 calendar of classes and events is now available on our website!!

Register Now for the PBR event on 1/16/19 - limited tickets available.



Colorado Motor Carrier Friend of Trucking Award
Polly Lawrence and Steve McCannon

The Friend of Trucking award recognizes a public official who has made major contributions toward benefiting the businesses and people involved in trucking in Colorado.

Polly Lawrence

Based on Polly’s strong support for our industry and the overall business community along with her outstanding record of service to Colorado, Representative Polly Lawrence has been selected to receive the 2018 Friend of Trucking Award.
In 2012 Polly made the choice to serve our state and she ran for state representative for District 39 which includes much of Douglas County.  Read More...

Steve McCannon

The Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA) presented Steve McCannon, the Deputy Director at the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC), with its Friend of Trucking award at its Annual Meeting in October in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Steve McCannon was recognized for his many notable achievements related to air quality and his work with the trucking industry in assisting fleets move toward cleaner and more fuel efficient vehicles.  Read More....


Applications Open 12/3/18
        Apply Now (deadline is Jan. 11, 2019)

Settlement Funding 

This funding can be used for the purchase of medium and heavy duty vehicles, freight switchers, heavy duty fork lifts and airport ground support equipment for public, non-profit and private fleets located anywhere in the state of Colorado. Eligible vehicles include those larger than 14,001 pounds that are fueled by CNG, propane, electric or hybrid electric. Electric vehicles may receive additional funding for their associated charging infrastructure. Funding is also available for medium duty diesel vehicles for small private fleets. For public and non-profit fleets, the program will fund 40% of the total vehicle cost up to a cap, whichever is less. For private fleets, the program will fund 25% of the total vehicle cost up to a cap, whichever is less.The settlement funding requires one qualifying comparable vehicle or piece of equipment to be scrapped for each new vehicle that is funded. 

Email questions to the program coordinator, Kaylyn Bopp,


TODAY is Colorado Gives Day!

Today is your chance to join people all over the state to support a cause close to your heart.  Please give where you live and support the Colorado Motor Carriers Foundation!
  Donate TODAY to give where you live!

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver builds and sells homes in partnership with hard-working, low-income families who are willing to work hard to become homeowners.  Their mission is to provide a hand-up not a hand-out.  They are excited to announce its newest development in Denver’s Elyria Swansea neighborhood.  Construction of 32 duplexes that will be a mix of 3 and 4 bedroom units will begin construction in the Spring of 2019.

As part of its outreach, Habitat is interested in meeting local businesses that has employees that may qualify for its programs.   If your business is interested in learning more about this project or any of its other projects, Matt Hanson matthew.hanson@mutualofomahabank 303-489-2937 (A CMCA Allied Member and Habitat Board of Directors)  or directly to Habitat via  Jeanne Fischetti or 720-496-2713.

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Training Calendar - Click Here to Register!   

NOTE:  The 2019 schedule is now available on our website. 

A complete list of  Training Classes and descriptions is available on our website!

December 11, 2018 - ELD Panel (11:30am-1:00pm)

December 12, 2018 - Drug/Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion (8am-Noon)

December 13, 2018 - DOT Files and Recordkeeping (8am-Noon)

Events/Meetings Calendar - Click Here to RSVP!

December 19, 2018 - Board Meeting (10am-Noon)

December 24-25, 2018 - CMCA Office CLOSED

December 31, 2018 - CMCA Office CLOSED

January 16, 2019 -  Professional Bull Riding & Dinner (4:30pm)

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