Hot Sheet
A Publication of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association
May 11, 2021

Scholarship Deadline Extended Until May 20th!!

Completed applications MUST be received in full by 4:00pm on May 20, 2021. 


NOTE:  Please share with your employees!


Scholarship recipients range from High School graduating seniors to returning College and Technical School students. Last year, 15 scholarships totaling $15,000 were awarded, including four for Diesel Technician training.


Annually, the Ray Smith Scholarship program helps fund continuing education / training for worthy students furthering their academic or technical training.

For more information on the program, visit our website.

Download an ACADEMIC scholarship application

Download a VOCATIONAL scholarship application

Photos Needed to Celebrate Armed Services Day


TMAF is seeking photo submissions and a brief write up from the trucking industry of military themed trucks to promote during the month of June in celebration of Armed Services Day.


Do you have an awesome photo of your military themed tractor and/or trailer that you'd like to share? If so, please email the images and a brief write up about your company’s commitment to military hiring and advancement to


Your photos may be shared on TMAF's social media channels, blog and website.

Upcoming Events:


May 21st - Allied Conference

8th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot

Longmeadow Game Resort-Wiggins, CO

Registration Deadline is May 15th

View More Info/Register Now




June 5th - Colorado Truck Driving Championships

Adams County Fairgrounds-Brighton, CO

Entry Deadline is May 21st

Click here for more information.




July 31st - Colorado's "Battle of the States" National Truck Driving Championship

More info coming soon!




Thanks to all of our sponsors – you are appreciated!

2021 Upcoming Training Schedule
Unless otherwise noted, these classes and seminars will take place in-person pending any COVID changes in regulations.
**NOTE: Time and Location Change for App G ONLY**
**May 13 - Annual Vehicle Inspection/Appendix G (9am-1pm) at MHC Kenworth: 7007 Sandown Rd, Denver, CO 80216
Jun 15 - Drug/Alcohol Policies & Procedures (8am-Noon)
June 15 - Drug/Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion (1-4pm)
Jun 17 & 18 - DOT Compliance & Safety Essentials via ZOOM (8am-Noon)

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CMV Safety Summit - May 25-26


Registration is now open for the upcoming Western Region Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit, May 25-26 in Denver, Colorado. The Summit will bring together representatives from law enforcement, driver licensing agencies, universities, and industry to share research and best practices to improve data quality and the collection and use of commercial vehicle (CMV) data. It will highlight ways states have worked to improve data quality, improve the ways they collect data, and/or new ways they are using the data to promote CMV safety.


The Summit is co-hosted with the Colorado State Patrol, and funding is provided through a cooperative agreement with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). There is no cost to attend.


Registration is available from the Summit website at You can indicate when registering if you plan to attend in-person or virtually.


Hotel/travel information is also available from the same site for those attending in-person.

Join PCS Software for Ignite 2021 - the premier transportation and logistics technology conference bringing together shippers, carriers, and brokers. 


As in-person events are finally making their way back, PCS Software is thrilled to host Ignite 2021. Join leading industry experts, influencers, innovative solution providers and fellow users of top logistics management technologies for three days of speaker presentations, panel discussions, technology user groups, professional enrichment, networking and entertainment.  


From August 3-5, 2021, at the beautiful J.W. Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas, Ignite 2021 promises insight, knowledge sharing, and exploration focused on how transportation, logistics and supply chain operations are navigating the ever-changing and emerging technologies and applications serving supply chain management.  




Early bird registration is open and covers your 2-night stay at the J.W. Marriott. In addition, CMCA members have access to an exclusive discount code for an extra $75 off! Just use the code CMCAMEMBER21 at checkout.  


For full details and to explore the growing list of speakers, check out the event site.
  Construction season is here!!!  Visit for more information. 
Here are links to upcoming projects that may impact your travels:
US 50 Little Blue Canyon Closures (between Montrose and Gunnison) - Learn More...
I-70 Structure Replacement: West of EJMT (Both runaway truck ramps will remain accessible throughout construction)Learn More...


Glenwood Canyon traffic holds in May on Hanging Lake westbound on-ramp ( Motorists should anticipate a month of short holds for critical safety work) - Learn More...


US 6 in Clear Creek Canyon Tunnel Lighting Improvement Project - Learn More...
US 85 construction south of Platteville starts May 3 - Learn More... 
I-70 Georgetown to Empire LCR 5.2.21 - 5.8.21 Learn More...
West Platte Avenue (US 34) paving starts next week in Fort Morgan Learn More...
US 287 and US 50 Resurfacingand Improvements in Lamar  Learn More...


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