After continued deliberation, and with an abundance of caution, we have determined that it is in the best interest of WTA, as well as the best interest of convention participants’ well-being and safety, to once again postpone WTA’s 81st Annual Convention due to COVID-19 concerns. Previously scheduled for May 13-15, 2020 and postponed to September 23-25, […]
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published a final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. These updated hours of service rules are based on the thousands of comments received from the American […]
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extended and expanded its emergency declaration regarding commercial transportation of essential COVID-19 supplies. The federal government extended the declaration through May 15, 2020 because it expired on April 13, 2020. The federal declaration further expanded relief to also cover liquefied gases to be used in refrigeration or cooling […]
After much thoughtful deliberation, WTA’s Executive Committee has determined that it is in our best interest as an Association, as well as in the best interest of our members’ well-being and safety, to postpone WTA’s 81st Annual Convention due to the COVID-19 crisis and social distancing recommendations. Previously scheduled for May 13, 14 and 15, the […]
USDOT Expands National Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Delivering Relief in Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an expanded national emergency declaration to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief to commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief in response to the nationwide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. FMCSA’s […]
All WTA meetings scheduled for March 24 and 25 have been cancelled. At this time, all other WTA events for 2020 are currently on track to happen as scheduled, but we are keeping a close eye on the situation and will keep you updated with any changes. WTA offices are currently open and fully operational […]
The FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is now fully operational and mandatory use is now in effect. Employers, or their designated consortia/third-party administrators (C/TPAs), must now conduct queries, with driver consent, for all prospective CDL drivers, and annually for all currently-employed drivers. Employers, or their designated C/TPAs, and medical review officers (MROs) must now report drug […]
You can now complete your WTA Profile Sheet for 2020 right on our website – without having to print, write, fax or mail anything! Our brief, 5-minute Member Survey is also available to complete easily online – so go and let your voice be heard! Complete 2020 WTA Profile Sheet online now Complete […]
Preorder your 2020 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) pocketbooks through WTA. These 4″ x 5.5″ softbound pocketbooks are numerically indexed and color-coded to help emergency responders find vital information fast. WTA’s member preorder price is $4.41 per book. They will ship out in Spring, 2020. To place an order click here or call (307) 234-1579.
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