MMTA Training Course Book

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 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:

If your technicians are performing the same brake repairs the same way every time, that technician needs to be at our next three part seminar series.

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.

Defensive driving is the only way to stay accident free on today’s highways. Brush up on your skills and have three points credited to your Maine CDL.




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.

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.

How do the federal Hours-of-Service regulations affect your company? If you’re a dispatcher, safety director or driver, you’ll want to be a part of this.

How prepared are your drivers for a Level 1 roadside inspection?  Has your company properly equipped them to operate safely and satisfy this thorough inspection?

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.

If your technicians are removing a wheel to service the truck and is unaware of the safety and inspection needs of wheel service, that technician needs to attend this one-day training.

COMING SOON! Provides students with the theory of electricity, Ohm’s Law, and the skills needed to correctly use volt meters, amp meters, and ohm meters. Understand how electricity reacts to changes in voltage, amperage and resistance. Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical systems in a safe and systematic approach. Learn how to read and understand wiring diagrams to help quickly and correctly diagnose electrical faults. Develop skills necessary to the use of advanced electrical and electronic testing equipment in testing and diagnosing electrical and electronic control systems on modern trucks. Get tips on how to quickly and correctly diagnose most two- and three-wire sensor circuits. Interested? Let Randy know today!