Upcoming events

    • 09/28/2020
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 09/30/2020
    • 2:30 PM (EDT)

    2020 Virtual VTA Convention - All Sessions

    This is a package that includes all sessions at a discounted rate.  

    To register for an individual session or multiple sessions, please scroll down and

    click on the "Register" button for each session you would like to register to attend. 

    • 09/28/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    “Issues Update, State of the Association”

    Dale Bennett, Virginia Trucking Association

    Chairman Ward Best will give welcoming remarks to open the 2020 Virtual VTA Annual Convention.  VTA President & CEO Dale Bennett will review major legislative and regulatory actions from the past year and lead a discussion of the issues that will face Virginia’s trucking industry as 2020 winds down and we enter the 2021 General Assembly.

    • 09/28/2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    “Economic Outlook”

    Renee Haltom - Vice President and Regional Executive

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for our economy and the trucking industry.  The only certainty for the economy in the current COVID environment is that it is uncertain.  Renee Haltom, a vice president and regional executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond will discuss the national and regional economic impacts of COVID-19 and the Federal Reserve’s economic outlook as we wrap up 2019 and head into 2020.

    • 09/29/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    “Legal Update for Trucking”

    Steve Setliff, Setliff Law

    • 09/29/2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    “DMV Update”

    Rick Holcomb, Commissioner, Department of Motor Vehicles

    Other than the ABC department, DMV probably has the most face-to-face interactions of any state agency.  In mid-March, all 75 DMV Customer Service Centers were shut down due to the coronavirus and remained closed for about two months.  During the shutdown, DMV Commissioner Rick Holcomb and his staff worked on ways to continue providing services while maintaining a safe environment for their customers and employees.  Holcomb said in a July interview that “Gone are the days when you would walk into a lobby and have hundreds of chairs filled with hundreds of people."  Commissioner Rick Holcomb will give an update on how DMV is delivering its services during the pandemic and how it will do business with the trucking industry in the future, including a new option for CDL renewals.

    • 09/29/2020
    • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    “Driver Compensation & Benefits Benchmark Report”

     Jackie Ronning – Vice President, Employee Benefits, Cottingham & Butler

    Each year hundreds of motor carriers rely on the Cottingham & Butler Trucking Benchmark Survey data to compare their benefit and compensation offerings to the broader trucking industry — and make necessary adjustments to attract and retain drivers in this competitive market.  Jackie Ronning, Vice President, Employee Benefits at Cottingham & Butler, will present the Benchmark Report, including Virginia-carrier only results, that covers all facets of compensation and benefits in the trucking industry.  She will also offer valuable insight into strategies to assist you in recruiting and retaining quality talent

    • 09/30/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    “Trucking Toward a New Reality”

    Rebecca Brewster - President & CEO, American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)

    ATRI’s research has documented several impacts from COVID-19, but as states begin to reopen and things return to a new “normal,” what does the future look like for trucking?  What have we learned from this that we can use to improve things for drivers and fleets in the future?  ATRI President Rebecca Brewster will share ATRI’s COVID-related research findings and what they mean for trucking in the new reality.

    • 09/30/2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    “Transportation Funding and Major Projects Update”

    The Honorable Shannon Valentine, Virginia Secretary of Transportation

    Following passage of interstate funding legislation in 2019, the 2020 General Assembly passed legislation to address declining revenues from the gas tax and to provide additional funding for transportation projects across the Commonwealth.  Then the pandemic hit.  Big drops in fuel and sales tax collections created a $121 million shortfall in the last fiscal year and a $750 million shortfall is projected for the next two years.  Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine will update us on the impact of the pandemic on future transportation revenues and the status of major projects across the state.

    • 09/30/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers

Past events

09/16/2020 Hours of Service Webinar
07/15/2020 Virtual VTA presents "Launch of the VTA Health Plan"
06/24/2020 COVID-Related Issues for Trucking Fleets
06/17/2020 VTA Safety & HR Council Meeting - FMCSA Update
06/10/2020 General Assembly Update and New Laws Report
06/03/2020 Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Supervisor Training
06/01/2020 2020 VTA Safety & Human Resources Conference
05/27/2020 Covid-19 Q & A with Marsh McLennan Professional Services
04/02/2020 COVID-19 Q & A Conference Call
03/25/2020 Reasonable Suspicion Supervisory Training - West
03/24/2020 Reasonable Suspicion Supervisory Training - East
02/18/2020 Safety & HR Meeting - East
02/11/2020 Safety & HR Meeting - West
11/14/2019 Compliance Seminar - Harrisonburg
11/13/2019 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
10/29/2019 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
10/22/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
10/15/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
09/15/2019 2019 VTA Annual Convention
07/30/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
07/23/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
06/13/2019 I-81 Funding/Improvement Plan Briefing and Town Hall
04/03/2019 2019 VTA Safety and HR Conference
01/22/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
01/15/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
11/14/2018 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
11/08/2018 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
11/07/2018 Compliance Seminar - Fredericksburg
10/16/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
10/09/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
09/23/2018 VTA Annual Convention
07/25/2018 Safety & HR Council Meeting - West
07/24/2018 Safety & HR Council Meeting - East
05/04/2018 Virginia Truck Driving Champsionships
03/19/2018 2018 Safety & Human Resources Conference
01/24/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
01/23/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
11/08/2017 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
11/02/2017 Compliance Seminar - Fredericksburg
10/26/2017 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
10/24/2017 Safety & HR Meeting - West
10/17/2017 Safety & HR Meeting - East
10/08/2017 2017 VTA Annual Convention
07/18/2017 VTA Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
07/11/2017 VTA Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
04/25/2017 VTA Safety and Human Resources Conference
01/27/2017 ELD Seminar - Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
01/20/2017 ELD Seminar - Keystone Tractor Museum, Colonial Heights, VA
09/25/2016 2016 VTA Convention
09/14/2016 ELD Seminar - Holiday Inn, Tanglewood, Roanoke, VA
09/13/2016 ELD Seminar - Bass Pro Shop- Ashland, VA
04/19/2016 Webinar - Coercion Rule
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