Regulatory Webcasts & Seminars

 

Sharpen your DOT, OSHA or EPA regulatory knowledge by attending an upcoming complimentary webcast or virtual seminar. Each webcast provides insight on a specific topic hosted by one of our regulatory experts. And our virtual seminars deliver the experience of an in-depth live event from the convenience of your own computer.

Webcasts - Live & On-demand

On Demand
Avoiding a DOT Audit: Ways to Stay Off the Enforcement Radar
 

Preparing for a DOT audit seems like a great plan, but it's like calling an attorney after you need one. It's better to stay off the radar in the first place by avoiding situations that are likely to trigger an audit.

Join us for an informative webcast with our subject-matter experts to learn:

  • The difference between an audit and a compliance review
  • The 6 Factors of a review 
  • If a violation is “acute” or “critical” 
  • How to use the Safety Management Cycle to stay compliant

This complimentary event will include a live q&a session.

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On Demand
Driver Training: What's Required and What's Implied
 

After an audit is conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or one of its state partners, the investigator will look at a variety of factors and determine what your score, or rating, will be. While there is an air of mystery as to how this process works, it’s actually fairly straightforward. The investigator will use a disciplined approach that looks at the facts discovered during the audit, then base your rating on those factors. In this webcast, we’ll discuss: What the investigator will look at when calculating your rating How the investigator arrives at the final rating How to get the best possible rating How to challenge the rating, if you don’t agree

We'll also have time to answer your questions during our live Q&A session!

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On Demand
Clear Answers to Common D&A Clearinghouse Questions
 
It's been over a year since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) launched the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. This change has made managing a drug & alcohol program more complex, with plenty of opportunities for mistakes when requesting or submitting data to the clearinghouse. Join us as we clarify the regulatory requirements and help you avoid common compliance mistakes.
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July 27 at 1:00 - 2:00
Top IFTA/IRP FAQs: Expert Answers to Your Everyday Questions
 
Recordkeeping can be challenging for motor carriers. Knowing the differences between what records must be kept and for how long can change drastically from program to program. Two interstate programs, the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) and the International Registration Plan (IRP), are two critical examples of how improper recordkeeping can lead to layers of headaches for your company. IFTA and IRP questions are among the most popular topics with customers. In this webcast we share some of the more common questions we receive about IFTA and IRP, while helping you learn more about how these programs apply to your company.
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August 4 at 10:00 - 11:00
FMCSA's Safety Management Cycle: How to use it to your advantage
 
Discover how the Safety Management Cycle (SMC) — which is used by investigators as the primary tool for conducting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration audits — can be used to help you significantly improve safety and compliance in your fleet. During this hour-long webcast you’ll learn… -The six components of the SMC How to turn the SMC into a template for your safety program -Tips for applying the SMC to critical areas, such as unsafe driving and hours of service You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A session, so be sure to bring your questions!
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August 10 at 1:00 - 2:00
Understanding Driver Hiring: From application to initial qualification 
 
Hiring a driver is not the same as a hiring a standard employee. You and the driver must comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), which makes the hiring process much more complex. In this webcast we’ll share tips for understanding the driver hiring process, from recruitment to qualification, including: Using online applications with e-signatures New hire documents Drug testing Employment law considerations And much more We’ll also have time to answer your question during our live Q&A session!
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August 17 at 10:00 - 11:00
"I'm Not a Trucking Company": What You Need to Know About Non-CDL CMV Compliance
 
“I’M NOT A TRUCKING COMPANY...” It's a common question often heard by our subject matter experts — “I’m not a trucking company, so why do I need to follow FMCSA rules?” The truth is that even if your fleet doesn’t go ‘over-the-road,’ there are more rules to follow than not. Join our subject matter experts as they debunk the most common myths, including: "We never cross state lines.” "My drivers don’t have CDLs.” "We're hauling our own stuff in cargo vans.” "We only use pickups locally.” Our experts will explain which FMCSA rules apply to you and how to comply, including requirements for insurance, hiring, driver/employee training, safety training, and more. Plus, they’ll take your questions live.
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Virtual Seminars

On Demand
OSHA Accident & Incident Investigations - Root Cause & Prevention Methods 
 
Attend this complimentary Virtual Event on OSHA Incident investigation to learn about identifying root causes to prevent future incidents! Interact with our live presenters virtually in this engaging presentation where we will explore the accident investigation process, with tips for conducting witness interviews.
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On Demand
Non-CDL CMV Compliance - You Might Be More Regulated Than You Think!
 

Attend this complimentary DOT Live Virtual Event as J. J. Keller's transportation experts discuss the Federal DOT Requirements for Non-CDL Commercial Motor Vehicles and address the unique needs of your fleet. Maintaining FMCSA requirements for CMV's and the DOT can be confusing, especially for Class 3-8 light to heavy duty vehicles. From cargo vans, box trucks, utility trucks, parcel vans, stake trucks, small pick-ups with trailers, to service and delivery trucks; each style varies as the freight they haul.

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July 29 at 10:00 - 11:30 CST
Identifying and Investigating Environmental Incidents
 

Attend this interactive live virtual event where we will cover a range of EPA topics that will help you prepare for, investigate, and report environmental incidents at your facilities. It will also provide best practices to develop a program that reduces compliance risk associated with releases that do occur! Don't miss this informative opportunity to interact with our live presenters virtually and get your questions answered!

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August 26 at 10:00 - 11:30 CST
OSHA Regulatory Update: New Administration, New Priorities, New Risks
 

Attend this complimentary virtual event to learn how OSHA is significantly shifting priorities under the new administration. Interact with our live presenters virtually on this engaging presentation where we’ll look at upcoming regulatory changes and enforcement trends that will impact your business. In addition, we will also be covering solutions to help you manage these significant changes and plan for what’s ahead under the Biden Administration’s OSHA.

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