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  • 23 May 2017
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  • Pines Manor, Edison, NJ


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2017 NJMTA Forum & EXPO

Trucking in New Jersey Playbook 

 NJ Adopts FMCSA Rules for Intrastate CMV 10,001 pounds or greater

The State of New Jersey has adopted the FMCSA at N.J.S.A. 13:60 for Intrastate Commercial Motor Vehicles 10,001 Pounds of Greater. This adoption includes revisions to the definition of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operating on highways in the State of New Jersey. These vehicles will now be subject to FMCSR as adopted in N.J.A.C. 13:60.  Learn about who is impacted and what they must do.

 Speakers: Lt. Steve Albanese and Sgt. Scott Dorrler, New Jersey State Police

 Trending in NJ: Local Police Conducting Roadside Inspections

According to NJ law – the NJSP and the PANYNJ Police are the only law enforcement agencies allowed to randomly stop and conduct a federal safety inspection of a CMV. Learn about a growing trend in local police departments training officers to conduct roadside safety inspections.

 Speaker: (Ret.) Captain, NJSP Steve Choborda   

NEW Food Transportation Security/Safety Regulations

Learn about the new food safety rules under the landmark FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent food contamination during transportation. The rule requires those involved in transporting human and animal food by motor or rail vehicle to follow best practices for sanitary transportation, such as properly refrigerating food, adequately cleaning vehicles between loads and properly protecting food during transportation. The new regulations began for large fleets on April 20, 2017. The rest of the industry must comply by April 2018. Find out what the new rules require.

 Speaker: Rob Moseley, Smith Leatherwood Moore

 FMCSA Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) 

Learn about a great tool to access commercial driver’s safety and crash records. PSP is a FMCSA program administered by NIC. The program helps carriers make more informed hiring decisions by providing secure, electronic access to a commercial driver’s five-year crash and three-year inspection history from the FMCSA Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS).

 Speaker: Laura Johnson, General Manager, NIC

 NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Update

Get the latest news from the MVC covering Commercial Driver Licenses.

Speaker: Michael Cox, NJ CDL Coordinator, NJ Motor Vehicle Commission


Find out what state rule changes will be coming our way as a result of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act".

 Speaker: Paul Trubin, Manager, Bureau of Freight Planning & Services, NJDOT – Invited

 IRD Weigh Station By-Pass Program - NJPASS

NJPass, allows pre-enrolled commercial truck fleets in New Jersey to bypass weigh stations located at I-78, I-80, and I-295. This will help save money on fuel and reduce drive times – a significant contributor to shipping costs - while reducing back-ups at weigh stations and improving highway safety. Find out how the program works and why you may want to consider registering for the service.

 Speaker: Eric Hook, International Road Dynamics, Inc


The final rule WILL be implemented on 12/18/2017. Data suggests that approximately 40% of the industry has not adopted ELD’s yet! Who must comply? Selecting an ELD, driver training, administrative training and implementation will be a challenge. Find out from experts what you need to be doing to be in compliance by December.

 Moderator/Speaker: Jim Daulerio, Vice President, Senior Risk Consultant, Envirun Business Solutions

 Speaker:  Joe Ohr, Senior Director of Operations/ELD, Omnitracs

 Speaker: KeepTruckin

 In-Transit Best Practices for Carriers of Any Size

Security in the supply chain is more important than ever. Threats such as terrorism, piracy, and theft, have made this piece of the business more complicated.  In the 1990s, most trucking-related cargo theft occurred at truckers facilities.  In response, warehousing providers increased physical security substantially.  Unfortunately, today, cargo is more likely to be stolen during transit.  Here are some recommendations on how to better secure the integrity of cargo while in transit.

 Speaker: Kurt Dusterdick, Vice President of Security, National Retail Systems, Inc.

 Cargo Theft Trends in NJ and Why and How to Report a Cargo Theft to the NJSP

New Jersey has always been one of the hot spots for cargo theft. The NJSP have a unit specifically focused on cargo theft investigations. Learn what is trending in NJ and why it is beneficial to report a theft to the NJSP Interstate Theft Unit and how.

 Speaker: Lt. Daniel M. Bergin, New Jersey State Police, Interstate Theft North Unit

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