Vermont Truck and Bus Association Annual Meeting

The Vermont Truck and Bus Association Annual Meeting (September 8 -9) is quickly approaching and we are in the final stages of getting details worked out for the meeting.  Just a quick recap of the details of the meeting, it is being held at the Von Trapp Lodge in Stowe.  On Friday evening, we have a reception from 6:00 – 7:30, currently it is going to be held in the Sunroom.  We will be recognizing two outstanding drivers (Master Truck Driver – Danny Loucks -G W Tatro Construction and Vermont Truck and Bus Association Driver of the Year – Chris Goddard, Fed Ex Express). 

On Saturday morning, our invited guest speaker is David Manning, ATA First Vice Chairman, next Ture Nelson, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Colonel William “Jake” Elovirta, VT DMV followed by Bill Smith, VTBA lobbyist.  Our last speakers will be reviewing the current Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) rules and present their solution, Corey Fongemie, Matt Deloge and Jim Hawthorne representing GPS Fleet Consulting will be presenting.

Please consider joining us, click on the link to view registration packet information.

2017 Convention Packet2


Honor a hero at TCA’s WAA Gala

honor a heroTCA
At this year’s Fifth Annual Wreaths Across America Gala, participate in a living tribute to a fallen soldier. With a $250 donation, attendees will receive a commemorative dog tag as well as one printed in memory of a fallen loved one who has served. The loved ones name will be read aloud at the Gala. Can’t attend the event? You can still participate. To learn more, or to make your donation, click “Read More.”


Governor Elect Phil Scott joins the Winter Quarterly meeting of the VTBA

gov-elect-phil-scott1  On December 14, 2016 Governor Elect Phil Scott joined the Winter Quarterly meeting of the VTBA at the Steak House in Barre VT.  Gov Elect Scott addressed the group to discuss future plans for businesses in Vermont and his vision going forward regarding bettering the lives of Vermonters, his thoughts on lowering costs to business owners and promoting Vermont as a place to live and do business. 

Do you know an exceptional CMV driver?


Do you know an exceptional CMV driver?

As the leading organization overseeing the coordination of uniformity of commercial motor vehicle safety enforcement and regulatory compliance across Canada, the United States and Mexico, CVSA recognizes the exceptional careers of professional commercial motor vehicle drivers and their commitment to public safety through its International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA).

This annual award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond the performance of their duties as a commercial vehicle driver, distinguishing themselves conspicuously and beyond the call of duty through the achievement of safe operation and compliance carried out with evident distinction for an extended period of time. The nominated individual must be of personal character beyond reproach with no disqualifying past behavior, as indicated in the IDEA award criteria.

Nominate him or her for CVSA’s International Driver Excellence Award.

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is accepting applications for its third annual International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA), an award that recognizes the extraordinary careers of professional commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers and their commitment to public safety.

Download the form here