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CVSA Workshop

April 18-22, 2021

Louisville, Kentucky

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April 18, 2021

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

Clubhouse, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

01:00 PM - 05:30 PM

North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

(Separate Registration Required)

This public forum is open to all stakeholders to voice issues/concerns with the cargo securement regulations in pursuit of developing and implementing uniform regulatory requirements for the securement of cargo on or within commercial motor vehicles throughout North America. The mandate of this public forum is to identify cargo securement regulatory issues and differences; identify inconsistencies in the application of cargo securement enforcement policies; review reports on research findings, securement equipment and new technologies related to cargo securement; submit reports on the activities, actions and outcomes of the forum to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA); and provide FMCSA and CCMTA officials with the opportunity to provide status reports or updates on previously identified issues.

01:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.

03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Event Registration and Member Services

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

April 19, 2021

07:00 AM - 07:30 AM

First-time Attendees’ Orientation

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

07:30 AM - 07:45 AM

Region, Locals and Associates Chairs’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown
This briefing is for region, local and associate presidents and program chairs who have meetings today.

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

General Session

Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Sponsor Recognition
Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President

Introduction and Welcome Remarks

CVSA President’s Remarks
Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President

FMCSA Administrator’s Remarks

State of the Alliance
Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA

Leadership Recognition
Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, CVSA President
Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA

CVSA Secretary Nominations and Election Procedures

International Driver Excellence Award
Brett Graves, K.L. Breeden & Sons LLC, IDEA Program Chair

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program Meeting – International Driver Excellence Award

Rose Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) is an industry-wide driver excellence award program

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The North American Standard Level VI Inspection Program is an inspection program specifically for transuranic waste and highway route controlled quantities of radioactive material.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program Meeting – Operation Airbrake

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Operation Airbrake is a program dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Information Session – International Registration Plan and International Fuel Tax Agreement

Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The International Registration Plan (IRP) and the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) represent the two major credentialing programs adopted by Canada and the U.S. for the regulation and payment of fuel taxes and the registration of commercial motor vehicles involved in inter-jurisdictional operations. During this session, we will discuss both programs and provide a forum for interactive discussion and updates. Topics will range from the history of the organizations to roadside enforcement of both IFTA and IRP. Come ready to share your questions, comments, suggestions and feedback.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Information Session – Unified Carrier Registration

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Act, part of the 2005 federal highway reauthorization bill, requires motor carriers involved in interstate commerce to submit annual fees based on fleet size to supplement funding for state highway motor carrier registration and safety programs. During this session, we will review the new website now available to state administrators, carriers and law enforcement. We’ll also provide an overview of the UCR Plan, which is the organization of state, federal and industry representatives responsible for developing, implementing and administering the UCR Agreement. The UCR Agreement is the interstate agreement, developed under the UCR Plan, governing the collection and distribution of registration information and fees generated under the agreement.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program Meeting – Human Trafficking Enforcement

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

This will be the inaugural program meeting in order to foster discussion around ways to reduce the occurrence of human trafficking within the trucking industry.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CVSA Lead Agency Contacts Meeting (Invitation Only)

Kentucky Ballroom F, Ground Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Lunch On Your Own

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Region II Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Region III Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

03:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Region I Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, US Virgin Islands and Vermont.

03:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Region II Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

03:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Region III Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

03:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Region IV Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

03:45 PM - 05:30 PM

Region V Meeting (Combined Government and Associate Member Facilitated Discussion)

Bluegrass Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Leadership Opportunities

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

This session is open to all Class I Members, Class II Local Members and Class III Associate Members who are interested in learning how to become more actively involved in committee, program, region, local and associate leadership.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Voting Members’ Briefing

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

This is an informational session for attendees who will serve as voting members in the committee meetings.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

PBBT Users Meeting

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

This working forum provides jurisdictions using performance-based brake testers (PBBTs) and others interested in their use a chance to work to advance PBBTs as an enforcement tool. Attendees will share their PBBT experiences and work to refine procedures and training materials for PBBT use. Carriers, suppliers, enforcement and other interested parties are welcome.

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Welcome Networking Reception

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

April 20, 2021

07:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Event Registration and Member Services

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

07:30 AM - 07:45 AM

Committee Chairs’ Briefing

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

This briefing is for committee chairs who have meetings today.

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Vehicle

Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The Vehicle Committee focuses on issues associated with the vehicle in an effort to ensure an environment free of commercial motor vehicle incidents on public highways.

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Driver-Traffic Enforcement

Marriott Ballroom Salon 6, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The Driver-Traffic Enforcement Committee promotes effective traffic enforcement strategies to reduce commercial motor vehicle crashes and provides leadership through uniformity of driver-related safety issues.

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Information Systems

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The Information Systems Committee works to ensure state, provincial, territory and federal enforcement systems are compatible to serve the needs of all stakeholders in providing accurate, timely and actionable data with a safety and compliance focus.

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Passenger Carrier

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Size and Weight

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

The Size and Weight Committee helps establish uniformity of size and weight regulations that will serve the needs of industry while protecting our infrastructures.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Lunch On Your Own

03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

April 21, 2021

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

07:30 AM - 07:45 AM

Region, Locals and Associates Presidents’ and Program Chairs’ Briefing

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

This briefing is for region, local and associate presidents and program chairs who have meetings today.

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Program Meeting – International Roadcheck

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

International Roadcheck is a 72-hour annual event when CVSA-certified inspectors conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers.

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Program Meeting – North American Inspectors Championship

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

The North American Inspectors Championship tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Hazardous Materials

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The Hazardous Materials Committee provides technical expertise related to the transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods in an effort to reduce incidents and encourage uniformity and consistency in the application of regulations.

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Operation Safe Driver was created to reduce the number of deaths and injuries resulting from driver behavior-related crashes involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles.

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) Program fosters coordination, cooperation and communication among the federal, state and local agencies responsible for regulating and enforcing the safe transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods.

08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Committee Meeting – Training

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom

The Training Committee identifies training needs and develops courses leveraging the latest methodologies and technologies to achieve excellence and professionalism in the performance of commercial vehicle inspections through uniform and quality training.

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 1, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, US Virgin Islands and Vermont.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Region II Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 4, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Region III Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 7, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Ballroom
Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Region IV Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 10, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Bluegrass Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only) (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Filly Room, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Associates Membership Meeting (Committee Action Items Discussion)

Marriott Ballroom Salon 5, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

Associate members are transportation safety organizations and trade associations, trucking and bus companies, industry suppliers and vendors, training institutions, consultants, insurance companies, state and provincial trucking associations, and small-fleet owner-operators.

12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Lunch On Your Own

01:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

Kentucky Ballroom F, Ground Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown

The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.

03:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Marriott Ballroom Foyer, Second Level, Louisville Marriott Downtown