Maine Motor Transport Association provides training on issues related to the trucking industry. We monitor these issues at both the state and national levels to ensure that we provide you with the latest in skills, knowledge and abilities. Our trainings are designed for owner/operators, safety directors, dispatchers, technicians, and drivers. We provide both a list of our upcoming seminars as well as the same information in a calendar format on our website. You can register for the training you need at either location. If registration isn’t available, the training isn’t scheduled at this time.
As with all trainings, registration is closed when the all of the seats are taken so it’s vital that you do not wait to register for a training you’re interested in. We keep you up to date on all upcoming trainings on social media. Our Facebook and LinkedIn has all the upcoming trainings that can be shared with your colleagues but registration must be done on our website.
Please contact our Training Coordinator with any questions: Randy DeVault (207) 623-4128
Below is a course book of trainings that MMTA provides:
Topics include workers’ compensation issues, regulations and enforcement and the various components of the DQ file including the application, pre-employment testing, the annual inquiry and review of driving record, the record of violations, medical card requirements and the intra and interstate rules.
The FMCSR mandate that all drivers required to have a commercial driver’s license be part of an alcohol and drug testing program. Know how to identify indicators of probable alcohol misuse and use of controlled substances in the workplace.
New addition! This training provides students with the theory of electricity, Ohm’s Law, and the skills needed to correctly use volt meters, amp meters, and ohm meters. Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical systems and understand wiring diagrams and much more.
If you are a company owner, dispatcher, safety director, driver or you are anyone involved in checking drivers logs for accuracy and the company’s compliance with FMCSR – this class is designed for you. We cover topics such as the Motor Carrier Profile, DQ Files, hours-of-service regulations, load securement and much more.
Anyone that comes in contact with hazardous materials must have this training within 90-days of employment and every three years after or any time there is a change in job function according to FMCSA regulations.
If you aren’t sure, we put together a half-day course designed for drivers, technicians and safety supervisors to reinforce the importance of proper pre-trip inspections.
In an effort to further improve professionalism in the trucking industry, the MMTA is works NATMI to offer CSS & CDS Fleet Safety Certification courses for transportation safety professionals. The courses are applicable toward NATMI’s nationally recognized, university accredited certification programs.
This class covers the compliance requirements necessary to survive a compliance review or new entrant safety audit. You will learn the basics that FMCSA or the Maine State Police will review during the audit and will come away with increased confidence that your company will successfully pass the audit.