Hot Sheet
A Publication of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
September 8, 2020

From Sept. 1 through May 31, all commercial vehicles traveling on I-70 between the Dotsero exit (MM 133) and the Morrison exit (MM 259) must carry sufficient chains to be in compliance with the Colorado chain law. Click here for more information.

Registration deadline is ONE week away!

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Golf and Dinner Event


Golf at the Omni Golf Course

Broomfield, CO

10 AM – Shotgun


Recognition Dinner and Reception

Westin Hotel, Westminster, CO

5:30 p.m. Reception on the South Courtyard 

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Awards on the South Courtyard

Live Auction and Entertainment to follow.


All registrations must be submitted no later than September 15, 2020

Thanks to our sponsors:
Flood and Peterson
MHC Kenworth
Pinnacol Assurance
Great West Casualty
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International Roadcheck is Now Scheduled for Sept. 9-11

Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This year’s focus is on the driver requirements component of a roadside inspection. According to the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) data, of the approximately 3.36 million inspections conducted in 2019, 952,938 driver violations were discovered, of which 199,722 were out-of-service conditions.  Read More...

FMCSA Pilot Would Allow Younger Drivers in Interstate Commerce

Courtesy Transport Topics

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a proposal and request for comment on a new pilot program to allow drivers ages 18-20 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce.  Read More...

Designated Employer Representative Seminar
September 10, 2020 -  (8:30am-4:30pm)

Register Now!

Visit our 
Website Calendar for additional training! 

Featured Affiliated Partner: AutoSock
Autosock is approved as an alternative traction device to tire chains across the USA.


Safe Driver Week Results

Law enforcement officials contacted nearly 30,000 professional drivers and issued over 10,700 warnings or citations during CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week.  In addition, 36,500 passenger vehicle drivers were contacted and given more than 32,000 warnings and citations.


The Top 5 Violations for Commercial Motor Vehicles are below.  Please click HERE to get all the results.

  1. Speeding/violation of basic speed law/driving too fast for the conditions – 2,339
  2. Failure to use seat belt while operating commercial motor vehicle – 1,003
  3. Failure to obey traffic control device – 617
  4. Using a hand-held phone/texting – 269
  5. Improper lane change – 122
 Masks for Kids and Teachers needed by Sept. 28th!

Click here for printable flyer

Trucking Industry Asked to Rank Top Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, today launched the 2020 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey asks trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for the industry along with potential strategies for addressing each issue. 

Industry stakeholders are encouraged to complete the survey available through ATRI’s website by clicking here. The survey will remain open through October 16, 2020.   Full Release HERE.
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