Hot Sheet
A Publication of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
April 06, 2021
Featured Affiliated Program
Whether it’s mud, snow, or anything in between, count on Michelin to get you there.  CMCA Members can benefit from a value added program that offers competitive savings on both new and retread tires. The tires include, MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal® and MICHELIN® Retread Technologies. The program also includes access to Michelin’s  Emergency Road Service (ERS) offer –MICHELIN® ONCall. This partnership shows CMCA’s support for their members by providing you with additional resources to improve your operational efficiency.


Not registered for the CMCA tire program with Michelin?

Contact: Cameron Krese(Denver/Colorado Springs)



Brian Carter (Northern Colorado)


Welcome New Members
Accelerated Services - Parker
Allstate Sweeping, Inc. - Brighton
Bridgepoint Investment Banking - Lincoln, NE
Katasi, Inc. - Boulder
Kingpin Specialists, LLC - Denver
Persichette Farms, Inc. - Keenesburg
Purple Wave Auction - Manhattan, KS
Select Carriers - Allendale, NJ
Worldwide Machinery - Aurora
Colorado’s CHAIN LAW REQUIRES Commercial Vehicles to have Tire Chains or an approved traction device in the vehicle from
Sept. 1 to May 31
while on the I-70 Corridor, from Dotsero (MM 133) to Golden (MM 259).
2021 Upcoming Training Schedule
Unless otherwise noted, these classes and seminars will take place in-person pending any COVID changes in regulations.
Apr 8 - Hours Of Service/ELD Auditing (8am-Noon)
Apr 10 - Brake Certification (9am-Noon)
Apr 14 - Disc Brake Certification (9am-Noon)
*NEW*  Apr 20 - "VIRTUAL" DOT Files and Recordkeeping (8am-Noon) 
Apr 22 - OSHA & Trucking (9am-Noon)
Heading the Wrong Way with “Wrong-Way” Driving
AAA and NTSB Warn of Climbing Rate of Fatal Wrong-Way Crashes
Courtesy AAA
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23, 2021) Fatal wrong-way driving crashes on our nation’s highways are a persistent and devastating threat that is only getting worse.  According to the latest data analysis from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, there were 2,008 deaths from wrong-way driving crashes on divided highways between 2015 and 2018, an average of approximately 500 deaths a year.  That is up 34% from the 375 deaths annually from 2010 to 2014. Researchers found that the odds of being a wrong-way driver increased with alcohol-impairment, older age, and driving without a passenger.  Read More...


Maintenance Council

April 13, 2021 ~ 11:30am via ZOOM



Patrick Chavez – CDOT TIM Program Coordinator



Traffic Incident Management – Learn how CDOT manages a traffic incident, what is involved and how to get your roadside service technicians trained.

There is no charge to attend, but you must register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Click here to RSVP

Western Slope Meeting

April 13, 2021 ~ 8:30am via ZOOM


Speaker: Ryan Byers, Front Range Compliance Services


Topic: DOT Files and Recordkeeping & how it is affecting the new investigation/audit protocols

  • Preparing your Files as Electronic Documents
  • DOT's new Audit Process for Off-site Comprehensive Investigations
  • Learn about the new and updated compliance review procedures
  • Learn to avoid the common mistakes that happen during a DOT Investigation
  • How to be compliant during these unprecedented times.

There is No Charge, but Advance Registration is REQUIRED.


Click here to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



FMCSA's Children's Road Safety Art Contest Now Accepting Submissions


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is currently accepting submissions for its annual Road Safety Art Contest. This year, the contest has expanded to now include elementary, middle and high school students. All winners receive a framed copy of their artwork, an award certificate, and their artwork will be featured in the winners' announcement video, Kid Zone and Teen Zone webpages, and the 2022 Road Safety Art Contest calendar.  Read More...


Preventing workplace violence: How to keep employees safe as they transition
back to in-person work


Last year, employers that adopted work-from-home models due to COVID-19 were forced to reshape the ways they addressed workplace violence concerns. Now, with coronavirus cases and hospitalizations falling in Colorado and the vaccine rolling out, it’s time for these employers to reassess their efforts to combat workplace violence as employees return to in-person work.  Read More...

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