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May MMTA Safety Management Council Meeting Wrapup

On May 9th, approximately 40 members of the Safety Management Council (SMC) were invited to tour the northbound weigh station in York and to observe Troopers from the Maine State Police, Troop K conduct truck inspections. Members were also able to witness the screening process used in the scale buildings and were given a detailed […]

Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (form 2290)

It is that time of year again!  If you own and use a truck weighing 55,000 lbs. or more, you must pay a Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) to the IRS.  HVUT payments are due as early as July 1st but no later than August 31st each year.  The IRS assesses late fees and interest […]

Spring is a great time to check in on your employee benefits!

With mud season upon us, many have spring cleaning on the mind! And this can include looking at the benefits you offer your employees! Did you know you can join MMTA’s Employee Benefits Program at anytime throughout the year? MMTA works with some of the most respected insurance carriers in Maine to create a diverse […]

WCT PROMOTES PERKINS TO CLAIMS MANAGER

The Trustees of the MMTA Workers’ Compensation Trust are pleased to announce the promotion of longtime Adjuster Brianna Perkins to be the program’s new Claims Manager. For the last 12 years Brianna has been serving members of the MMTA WCT as the front-line contact for injured employees, medical provider vendors and employer members. She continues […]

PHISHING ALERT – FAKE EMAILS SENT TO MOTOR CARRIERS

WARNING Recently one of our MMTA members received an email, purporting to be from FMCSA and requesting information regarding a NEW ENTRANT safety audit.  The only two clues that the email was not legit is that it came from a .com email and that the member in question was not a new entrant.  The member […]