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LMTA Fall Transportation Conference

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center * November 19-20, 2014

     It’s not too late to register to attend the LMTA Fall Transportation Conference this week! To register, contact the LMTA office at 225-928-5682! We have an incredible line up of speakers and topics on the agenda… 

     Special Guest Speaker. We are very happy to have Dave Osiecki, the Executive Vice President and Chief of National Advocacy with the American Trucking Associations with us at the conference. Many of the issues that you face on a daily basis originated in D.C. and the solutions to problems reside there as well. We look forward to his comments.

     Leadership Banquet.  Lt. Col David Staton directed the development and implementation of the State Police Leadership Development Program and is a fascinating motivational speaker. Please attend the Leadership Banquet to meet Lt. Col. Staton and show support for the LMTA Leadership participants! 

     Exhibitors. Exhibitors who will be setup inside the meeting room for the 2 day conference will be given an opportunity to address the participants for 3-5 minutes during lunch on Wednesday and give away a door prize! You must be present to win!   

Fall Conference: Council & Division Meetings.   

     Leadership Council. The newly formed Leadership Council will meet on Wednesday, November 19th at 8:00-9:00 am to discuss objectives and future meetings. 

     Household Goods Carriers. At their meeting on Thursday, November 20th at 1:30 pm, the group will meet their new General Counsel and discuss rogue carrier enforcement, criminal penalties for hostage loads, minimum household goods carrier standards, and LPSC complaint procedures.  

     Towing & Recovery. On Thursday, November 20th at 3:30 pm, the LMTA affiliated towing companies will hear from LSP Maj. Carl Saizon about a new communication system for dispatching towing companies and discuss potential 2015 legislation and other issues as identified by the members.  

LMTA Fall Transportation Conference 

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center * November 19-20, 2014 

Special Guest Speakers 

Lt. Col. David Staton, Louisiana State Police, will speak at the LMTA Leadership Banquet on the importance of identifying and preparing the future leaders of our industry and the leadership program implemented by the Louisiana State Police. 

Dave Osiecki, ATA Executive Vice President & Chief of National Advocacy, will address national safety issues with specific emphasis on the Hours of Service re-start provisions, the CDL medical certification BMI issue and how the midterm elections could affect transportation issues. He will also discuss the national “Trucking Moves America Forward” image campaign and the “Million Mile Safe Driver” initiative. 

Dr. Kenneth Pace, a Louisiana Certified Medical Examiner, will discuss CDL medical certification, the sleep apnea/BMI issue, his training and how recent issues are impacting drivers. 

Stephen Campbell, Commissioner of the Office of Motor Vehicles, will discuss the new free driver’s license status service, the future availability of motor carrier driver’s license status change notification and other issues related to motor carrier operations. 

Capt. Mark Morrison, LA State Police TESS, will discuss their enforcement policies with regard to inspections and violations, the status of the outstanding fines database and other current motor carrier safety issues. 

Joey House, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), will discuss the CSA/SMS web site, recent and upcoming regulatory updates and introduce Ryan LeFort, Special Agent with US DOT Office of Inspector General (OIG) who will explain his role with US DOT. 

Capt. David Templeton, LA State Police Weight Enforcement, will discuss “Drivewyze” satellite weight scale and virtual weight-in-motion implementation in Louisiana, rewriting the oversize/overweight regulations and other related issues.  

Tammy Anderson, LA-DOTD Permit Section, will discuss the new collaboration with the Louisiana State Police Weight Enforcement Section and the anticipated rewrite of the permit regulations. 

Jodi Colvin, LA-DOTD Traffic & Engineering, will discuss the potential for a statewide preferred route system for oversize/overweight vehicles.  

Taylor Moss, State Police Command Technician/Emergency Services Unit, will discuss the newly authorized “emerge” system of hazmat incident notification. 

Allison Schilling, LADOTD Administrator for District 62, will discuss new highway construction projects along I-12 in the Hammond-Covington-Slidell area, including roundabouts on US 51B. 

Major Carl Saizon, LSP Region I Command Inspector, will discuss the effectiveness of the new traffic management strategies implemented on I-12 during the current highway construction.  

Betsey Tramonte & John Broemmelsiek with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will discuss the new safety initiative entitled “Destination Zero Deaths” and how you can get involved.  

Register your Safety and Operations Personnel today!  

Fall Conference Exhibitors 

Company

Representative

Jerry Bell

Tony Cummings

Arthur Meacham

Rene Faucheux

Alex Shafirovich

Lisa Busceme

Lenny Thompson

Bob Terneus

Jan Hamblin

Shane Paul

Cassie Anderson

Robert Bocock

Boolus Boohaker

City

State

CarrierWeb, LLC

Keller

TX

Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, Inc.

Houston

TX

PSCS Fleet Maintenance Software

Shreveport

LA

Waste Management of LA, Inc.

Slidell

LA

PUR Oil Technologies, LLC

New Orleans

LA

LMTA OPEN ROAD

Baton Rouge

LA

Transportation Compliance Services, USA

D’Iberville

MS

Comdata Network, Inc.

Brentwood

TN

J. J. Keller & Associates

Neenah

WI

Impact Training Solutions

Neosho

MO

Lee TranServices, Inc.

Lufkin

TX

RB Tech

Navarre

FL

e-Merge

Baton Rouge

LA

LMTA Board of Directors Meeting – November 19th @ 3:00 p.m.  

Board of Directors. The LMTA Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, November 19th at 3:00 p.m. during the LMTA Fall Transportation Conference at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. Items on the agenda include the LA 30 Highway Project (Roundabouts), Transportation Funding, Multimodal Commerce Commission, New Orleans EPA truck replacement grant, Warranty Repair Legislation, and much more.  

Thanksgiving Holiday Truck Travel Restrictions.  Read this week’s LMTA Truck Talk newsletter for more information on LA-DOTD holiday travel restrictions on Louisiana’s highways. 

FMCSA Report:  ELD & Driver Harassment.  Last week the FMCSA published a report titled, ‘‘Attitudes of Truck Drivers and Carriers on the Use of Electronic Logging Devices and Driver Harassment.’’ The purpose of the report is to broadly examine reported harassing experiences and determine the extent to which ELDs are seen as being used to either harass and/or monitor driver productivity.  

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:  Fall Conference 1 Page Reg  

 Read this week’s LMTA Legislative Bulletin

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