Hot Sheet
A Publication of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
October 31, 2017

Gov. Hickenlooper announces resignation of Executive Director Shailen Bhatt from Department of Transportation

DENVER — Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 — Gov. Hickenlooper today announced Shailen Bhatt will be leaving his role as Executive Director of the Department of Transportation (CDOT).
“Shailen’s innovation and drive has pushed the Department of Transportation to work tirelessly to stand up a transportation network that can meet the needs of Colorado,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “We wish him the best and can only say ‘watch out’ as he brings his expertise and creativity to a new set of challenges.”
Gov. Hickenlooper appointed Bhatt in February of 2015. During his tenure, Bhatt focused on public safety and worked to better the lives of Coloradans through an improved transportation system.

Under his leadership, CDOT successfully achieved a series of transportation upgrades that have enhanced travel throughout the state including: Read More...

HELP Inc. Introduces PrePass® ELD and MOTION™

PHOENIX, October 22, 2017 – HELP Inc., the non-profit provider of PrePass, the nation’s first and most reliable truck weigh station bypass system, introduced an electronic logging device (ELD) application and mobile bypass application during the ATA Management Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL.

PrePass ELD was developed to address carriers’ requests for a simple and economical way to comply with the federally mandated ELD requirement taking effect December 18, 2017.

The ELD is a simple solution to monitor hours-of-service, recording only the data required by law. It operates as a bring-your-own device (BYOD) app available in both Android and iOS formats and takes seconds to install. Users will be able to download the app to any tablet or smartphone, tether it with an OBDII device plugged into the truck’s diagnostic port, and begin recording truck movement and driver hours. Read More...

Transportation Needed for Hurricane Relief Items

2 pallets of household goods, clothing and canned food going to Roberts Elementary School in Houston, Texas and 2 pallets of household goods, clothing and canned food going to Sugarloaf School in Summerland Key, Florida.

If you can assist, please contact Patti for more information.

Truck drivers trained to spot, report sex trafficking to save young victims
The first time Kathleen Eberle watched the training video from Truckers Against Trafficking, she knew she had to do something to help stop human trafficking. Eberle, the president of NPO Transportation in Southfield, was shaken by what she saw on the video while at a convention.

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Training Calendar - Click Here to Register!

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

N*E*W November 9th - Cargo Securement (8am-Noon) View Course Description.

November 16th - Annual Vehicle Inspections/Appendix G Seminar (8am-Noon)

November 16th - Pre/Post Trip Vehicle Inspections Seminar (1pm-5pm)

Event Calendar - Click Here to RSVP!

November 14, 2017 - Allied Meeting (11:30am)

November 15, 2017 - Board Meeting (10am-Noon)

November 16, 2017 - Western Slope Meeting (8am)

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