Utah Trucking Association/North American Trailer Autumn Shotgun Invitational

Friday, October 11, 2019

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Provo Gun Club


The Utah Trucking Association and North American Trailer are excited to announce the dates and location for this year’s Autumn Shotgun Invitational.

This competition will be held at the scenic Provo Gun Club located 2-miles up Provo Canyon and then ¾ mile up Squaw Peak Road.  The event will feature a sporting clay tournament, the traditional Annie Oakley shot-out and a fantastic lunch.  Please plan to bring, of course yourself, and your family, friends and business associates.  Registration fees include the gun club fees, clay pigeons, shotgun shells and lunch.  Participants will need to bring their own shotgun or arrange to use a teammate’s.

North American Trailer is graciously offering a shotgun to be raffled.  All participants will be eligible for this fantastic prize.  Awards will be given to individual and team winners, including the team traveling trophy also provided by North American Trailer.   The association and North American Trailer staff look forward to seeing you at this fun-filled experience.

2019 Driver Safety Awards Banquet

Friday, November 1st, 2019

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Little America Hotel; 500 Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

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4181 W. 2100 S. West Valley, UT 84120

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Rent the Utah Trucking Association building for your next employee party, luncheon, corporate meeting, or other various meetings!

Contact the Utah Trucking Association staff at 801.973.9370 |  sarah@utahtrucking.com

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Banquet Hall/Seminar Room:

Half-Day (Less than 5 hours): $400 | Full-Day (More than 5 hours): $500 | Night/Weekend Price: $500


Conference Room:

$200 (Conference Room ONLY available during business hours)

Rental fee includes all a/v use, tables and chairs, and a cleaning fee.



ELD Management for Carriers Seminar

Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Utah Trucking Association, 4181 West 2100 South, West Valley City, 84120

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Preview of what the Seminar Includes

  • The difference between AOBRD and ELD and Application
  • ELD brands that have self-certified as being compliant with FMCSA
  • Exemptions to the rule and dispel popular myths about ELDs
  • Implementing devices in trucks and how to train driver on using the devices
  • What to expect during a compliance review of you ELD system
  • Best practices of maintaining you ELD fleet

*Instructor: Nicole C. Cardwell, Special Agent, FMCSA

What You Must Know If You Use Independent-Contractor/Owner-Operators

Date: September 23, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Utah Trucking Association; 4181 West 2100 South West Valley City, Utah 84120

What You Must Know If You Use Independent-Contractor/Owner-Operators

  • Issues with classifying drivers as independent-contractors/owner-operators vs. employees (tax/payroll, workers-compensation, unemployment compensation, liability)
  • National worker(driver)-classification trends, including recent federal guidance and the California Dynamex decision (which effectively reclassifies all owner-operators as employees in California)
  • Utah worker-classification cases
  • Federally required contractual terms for owner operator agreements pursuant to “Truth-in-Leasing” regulations (with sample language)
  • Tips for owner-operator agreements to reduce litigation and worker-reclassification
  • The broker-model as an alternate to the owner-operator-model

Freight/Cargo Claims

Date: November 13, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Utah Trucking Association; 4181 West 2100 South West Valley City, Utah 84120


Freight/Cargo Claims: How to Get Paid Your Freight Charges and Deal with Cargo Liability

  • Federal standards for a carrier’s “Carmack” cargo-liability
  • Limiting liability through the bill of lading (contract of carriage) and “pro-stickers” (with samples language)
  • Shipper/Broker demands for increased liability and other contract terms to watch out for and recommendations (with sample language)
  • Making and responding to freight claims
  • Common cargo-claim issues (late delivery, rejected loads, mitigating loss, cargo shortages, damage, FSMA claims)
  • “The Carrier Must Get Paid!”: Getting paid for transportation charges (freight liens, contract offset provisions)

Skoubye Nielson & Johansen, LLC- Mark Thornton

*Lunch Provided

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Driver of the Month Awards
Do you have an exceptional driver that you would like to honor? Contact Terry Smith to find out more about Utah Trucking Association’s Driver of the Month program: 801.973.9370 | terry@utahtrucking.com
Jan, 2019

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Utah's Voice in Trucking

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Utah Trucking: Utah’s Voice in Trucking is the official magazine of the Utah Trucking Association. Published quarterly, Utah Trucking presents timely news and features on the people and issues affecting your business.

If you would like to be added to the mailing distribution list, call or email Sarah: 801.973.9370 | sarah@utahtrucking.com

If you would like to advertise in Utah Trucking, check out our price list here or call 801-973-9370 and ask for Sarah or email sarah@utahtrucking.com

To view this publication click here.

"Truckin' Hot News" Newsletter

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The “Truckin’ Hot News” is an emailed newsletter available to all our members and all who wish to be on the email list.  This newsletter has the latest regulations and news in the trucking industry.  Along with the current news, it reports on up-coming Utah Trucking Association events, terminal openings, UDOT highway construction alerts, and the popular feature, “The Trucking Tip of the Week”.

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Scholarship Application:

This scholarship is sponsored through the generosity of the Southern Utah Trucking Association (SUTA) members.  The scholarship is the result of the desire from the trucking industry to give back to the community by helping high school and college students further their education. Qualifying students may receive a scholarship ranging from $100 to $1500 to assist them with tuition, fees and other program costs.

Preference will be given, but is not limited to, students who are working towards an education in truck industry related fields such as:

  • Drivers
  • Mechanics
  • Safety/Logistics
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Web Design
  • Members or relatives of members of the Utah Trucking Association

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To qualify for this scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Must attach proof of registration to an accredited, trade school, college and/or university. Scholarships may be awarded for professional certificates as well.
  • Must have a GPA of at least a 2.5 or better.
  • Must attach official high school, college or university transcript.
  • Recipient must provide receipt of payment of tuition within 30 days of receiving scholarship monies or be required to return scholarship monies awarded.
  • Must complete and submit the application form and essays below.
  • If selected, in order to receive the scholarship funds, student must provide a thank you letter and head-shot to the Southern Utah Trucking Association submitted to   sarah@utahtrucking.com to be published and printed in the association magazine.


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Utah Trucking Association Sponsored 401k Plan

By join401kI_color_smalling the Utah Trucking Association 401(k) Plan, you can provide an outstanding plan, save money, and spend less time administering it.  Participation in the plan offloads virtually all administrative tasks from your to Transamerica, the UTA, and 401(k) Advisors Intermountain.  The Utah Trucking Association 401(k) plan, from a government standpoint, is treated like one large plan.  The end result for you is a 401(k) plan with competitive investments, outstanding service, and someone else doing a majority of the plan maintenance leg work.  401(k) Advisors Intermountain will even provide onsite enrollment and education meetings for your participants.

All members of the Utah Trucking Association are eligible to participate in the UTA 401(k) plan.  The process is as easy as 1, 2, 3.  First, reach out to Corby Dall at 401(k) Advisors Intermountain (801) 990-3434 or corby@401kaim.com, provide the requested information for your evaluation and then schedule a no cost plan design evaluation.

To learn more about the Utah Trucking Association 401k Plan or to sign up, contact: Corby Dall, 401k Advisors, corby@401kaim.com or 801-559-7774


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