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Compliance Seminar - Richmond

  • 11/01/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • The University of Richmond - Rosenbaum Room


FMCSA Compliance Workshops – 2022 

Presented by the Virginia Trucking Association, (VTA) in conjunction with Nationwide Testing Association, Inc., (NTA), Setliff Law, P.C., the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Field Office, Richmond VA and the Virginia State Police – Motor Carrier Safety Team.

In continuing to keep our members and the Virginia trucking community properly trained and educated with up-to-date information regarding FMCSA Compliance, we are pleased to offer another series of workshops this fall.  

These workshops provide a venue for interactive and educational presentations with FMCSA representatives, Virginia State Police Motor Carrier Safety Team representatives along with DOT Drug and Alcohol industry professionals. They provide an excellent opportunity for questions specific to your operation. 


8:00-8:45 am       

General Overview – The Basics. Applicability of the FMCSR's, SMS, Accidents & Reporting Requirements, Financial Responsibility"

 Instructor – FMCSA Representative

8:45–9:30 am

 “Current Updates”: 

  • Clearinghouse Updates - What FMCSA is Seeing
  • Entry Level Driver Training
  • Medical Qualifications Update
  • Top Violations Currently Being Discovered in Investigations

 Instructor – FMCSA Representative

9:30 - 10:15

"Driver Qualification & Driver Qualification Files" - Part 391

Instructor - FMCSA Representative

 10:15 - 10:30

Break (coffee and bottled water included in registration fee)


"Roadside Inspections & Cargo Securement" A review of the CVSA Levels of Inspection roadside inspectors use

Brief look at Cargo Securement

Instructor- VSP Motor Carrier Safety Team

11:30 - 12:00 pm               

"Open Q & A Time - Come Prepared with Your Questions"

12:00 - 1:00 

LUNCH (included in registration fee)


 “Risk Management Strategies: The Impact of Medical Marijuana on Trucking, Accident Mitigation: Best Practices for Drivers & Your Safety Team, Corporate Policy Considerations and Documentation to Protect Your Company"

Instructor – Steve Setliff, Setliff Law

2:00 - 2:45

"ELD's & Hours of Service - Current Regulations" In-Depth Review of Part 395

Instructor - FMCSA Representative

2:45 - 3:15

Break (coffee and bottled water included in registration fee)


"Vehicle Maintenance Recordkeeping Requirements & Drivers Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports" - a comprehensive look at the requirements of Part 396 

Instructor- FMCSA Representative 


"FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements" - Understanding 49 CFR Part 40 & Part 382

Instructor – Kim Claytor, Compliance Director, Nationwide Testing Association

VTA and NTA representatives will be available at each workshop with membership information, compliance programs and materials that will assist you with your compliance needs.

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