2014 Utah Truck Driving Championship

June 6th - June 7th, 2014

Friday, June 6th from 4:00-8:00 p.m., Saturday June 7th from 6:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Utah State Fair Park

The 2014 Utah Truck Driving Championship will be held Friday & Saturday, June 6-7, 2014 at the Utah State FairPark.  Registration will be Friday, June 7th from   4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  This outstanding annual event is again sponsored and conducted by the Utah Safety Management Council.  Drivers will compete in written test, pre-TRIP INSPECTIONS  and a 6-problem driving course in the following categories: NO INTERVIEWS

  • Straight Truck
  • 3- Axle Semi Trailer
  • 4- Axle Semi Trailer
  • 5-Axle Semi Trailer Van
  • 5-Axle Semi Trailer Tank
  • 5-Axle Semi Trailer Flatbed
  • 5-Axle Sleeper Berth
  • Twin Trailers
  • Step Van

The Champion, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category will be recognized, along with their companies at the UTA Annual Safety Awards Banquet on September 19, 2014, at Little America Hotel.  The champion in each category will compete at the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships to be held in Pittsburgh, PA – August 12-16, 2014

 We appreciate the interest and support for the UtahState Truck Driving Championships in past years.  This event promises to be bigger and better this year, with many more drivers and companies participating.  Don’t miss this!  Plan now to participate and register soon.  Contact Larry Luke at C.R. England, Inc. (801) 977-6674 to receive more information or Terry Smith at Utah Trucking Association (801) 973-9370 for registration forms.  Registration forms and flyers can be found to your left. Participation and Sponsorships are needed to make this work.

Sponsorship wanted: Platinum-$1000, Gold, $500, Silver-$300 and Bronze-$100

UTA Annual Management Conference and Trucking Expo

May 7-9, 2014

Dixie Center, St. George UT

Get inside the track to success. This sure to be a great event with excellent vendors, informational educational sessions, and a multiple occasions to rub shoulders with others working in the trucking industry. Vendors will feature various products, equipment and services to help you work smart and stay ahead of the game. This event gets bigger every year and we are excited for the cultivating opportunities this will bring to everyone in attendance. Please let us know if you have any questions and we would be happy to be of assistance. 

May 7th- 8th: Registration for vendors and sponsors, click here.
May 7th- 8th: Registration for convention attendees, click here.
May 9th Activities: Register here for the Annual President’s Cup Golf Tournament or the 1st Annual Skeet Shoot.
To view the Schedule of Events for the Convention, click here

Save the Date!
2015 Convention: May 6-8 at the Dixie Center in St. George, UT

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4181 W. 2100 S. West Valley, UT 84120

With the creation of our brand new, beautiful building, we now offer the member service of renting out this great facility at a much cheaper rate than many competitors! Rent the new UTA building for your next employee party, luncheon or other various meetings. If you would like to book the seminar room, banquet hall and/or kitchen along with our many tables and chairs, please contact Kelsey Halls at kelsey@utahtrucking. You can find pictures of the facility here.
Pricing is as follows:
  • $300 for members
  • $400 for non-members
  • $100 night fee applicable for events not during business hours

TruckPAC Annual Golf Tournament

August 21, 2014

7:00 am: Continental Breakfast- 8:00 am: Shotgun Texas Scramble Start-12:00 pm: BQQ and Awards

Sleepy Ridge Golf Course

The Utah Trucking Association is pleased to announce a golf tournament on August 21, 2014 at the beautiful Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem, Utah. The tournament is one of the main sources of income for the Utah TruckPAC; a fund providing means to further the associations lobbying efforts with the legislature both here in the state and federally. We also use this money to support legislative candidates who are business friendly and will help improve the transportation infrastructure. We encourage you to mix business with pleasure and put together your golfing twosome or foursome today! Sponsorships are also available for those interested in advertising at this well-attended event. Please click here to register and we look forward to seeing you there!
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Sleepy Ridge Golf Course
730 S. Sleepy Ridge Dr.
Orem, Utah
Registration Includes: 
Breakfast, green fees, cart, lunch, beverage, prizes, door gift, range balls and your TruckPAC donation
Schedule of Events: 
7:00 am: Continental Breakfast
8:00 am: Shotgun Texas Scramble Start
12:00 pm: BQQ and Awards
 Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions at 801-973-9370 and we look forward to seeing you there!

Utah Trucking Association Safety Awards Banquet

September 12, 2014

Little America Hotel

The Utah Trucking Association has scheduled the Annual Driver Awards Banquet for Friday, September 12 at the beautiful Little America Hotel. There will be a Opening Social at 6:30 pm with dinner at 7:00 pm. We will have the privilege of honoring 24-professional drivers along with 30-Truck Driving Championship Winners as well  as Safety Supervisor of the Year, Trooper of the Year and Driver of the Year. Please make every effort to attend. Registration forms will be posted shortly. To recieve updates about this event, email sasha@utahtrucking.com

Kidney Kamp Truck Show

August 15-16

Thanksgiving Point

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Kidney Truck Show Schedule of Events

It is our overall goal to promote a positive image of the trucking industry to the public while promoting and providing funds for the Truck Show Kidney Kamp. Every year, our donations enable more than 200 children who have kidney failure, are on dialysis, or are awaiting a transplant to attend a wonderful camping experience in the Utah mountains.
Their families participate in this adventure helping to build hope, self esteem, and many friendships for their children. Those who attended the Kidney Kamp expressed their gratitude and appreciation to all who participated in the Truck Show through sponsoring/donating, purchasing a vendor booth, entering trucks or working as part of the committee.


“How To Survive a Department of Transportation Audit”

Date: June 25, 2014
Time: 8:00 am- 12:00 pm
Location: UTA Building: 4181 W. 2100 S., West Valley City

Cost: $65 for members, $130 for non-members


Seminar Includes: 

  • Meeting with UDOT Safety Investigators directly
  • How to get a “Satisfactory” safety rating
  • How to prepare and maintain worry-free files
  • Get clear on changing regulations and interpretations
  • Approach a DOT Audit with confidence, not fear


Who Should Attend: 

  • Safety Compliance Managers
  • Operation Managers/Directors
  • Safety/Maintence Personnel
  • Any other office staff involved with safety compliance…

“Do’s & Don’ts of Hiring & Firing”

Date: May 20th, 2014
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
Location: Utah Trucking Association Building, 4181 W. 2100 S., West Valley UT

Cost: $50 for members, $75 for non-members

Is there a right way to hire an employee? Is there a right way to discipline or terminate an employee? Are there landmines you want to avoid in the process? Come learn about some best practices from GBS Benefits’ HR Consulting. Director, Todd Anderson, SPHR. This class is worth 1.5 CE credit hours through the HR Certification Institute.



Todd Anderson, SPHR, HR Consulting Services Director

Todd has been with GBS for 6 years and consults benefit clients in UT, NV, CO, AZ, ID, and CA on HR related issues. Todd brings with him over 28 years experience in Human Resources. He served 12 years as a Regional HR Director for a Fortune 100 company managing the HR function for over 6000 employees. Todd is SPHR certified through the Society of Human Resource Managers. He also participated as an HR Consultant to the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympics. Todd was responsible for hiring 27,000 volunteers. In addition, Todd is on the HR Advisory Board Member for Utah Valley State College. Labor Law Guest Lecturer – Utah Valley State College.

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Byron Bushnell
“Bryon is continually a top performer for our service center in getting all his freight delivered and picked up in his area of responsibility. Byron has an excellent work ethic, and can be counted on to work as many hours as necessary to get the job done. Byron works well with his peers, and is always willing to help other drivers out when a problem arises. Byron has a great rapport with his customers, and is always going the extra miles to insure the customer is satisfied with our service. Bryon competed in the Utah Truck Driving Championships last year and plans on competing again in 2014.” ~Charles Jensen, FedEx Freight
Sep, 2013

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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 UTA. Published bi-monthly, Utah Trucking presents timely news and features on the people and issues affecting your business.

If you would like to advertise in Utah’s Voice in Trucking, please call 801-973-9370 and ask for Sasha Clark.

To view this publication click here.

Truckin' Hot News

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The “Truckin’ Hot News” is a weekly email we send to all our members.  This “hot sheet” has the latest regulations and news in the trucking industry.  Along with the current news, it reports on up-coming UTA events, terminal openings, UDOT highway construction alerts, and the popular feature, “The Trucking Tip of the Week”.

To advertise in this weekly publication please contact association staffer, Sasha Clark at 801-973-9370. 

To view this publication click here.

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Being a Member of the UTA Allows the Power of Strength in Numbers

As a result,we have negotiated some great discounts:

Verizon Wireless: Save up to 22% on your Verizon Wireless bill.

Workers Compensation Fund: Good standing membership in the Utah Trucking Association qualifies for a 5% discount on their premiums.

UPS: Members can save up to 28% on their shipping costs through UPS.

Crystal Inn Hotel and Suites: Members have a great negotiated special rate at various locations. Click here for more details.

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Please click here to visit our page of Industry Links – State and Federal Trucking.

Utah Trucking Association Offers All Regulatory Supplies

UTA has, in stock, the most used regulatory supplies for trucking. UTA members receive discounts on supplies. Supplies include driver medical forms, log books, inspection books, placards, federal guidelines, training videos and other items.

The links provided on this page will give you a listing of products, pricing, and an order form. Just print and mail or fax the completed form. Driver Medical Forms are offered in bulk and with discounts.

Please call the UTA offices with questions.

Training Library

  • On Demand Videos: To view all the great titles JJ Keller has to offer for on demand training, click the link here.  Once you let us know which video you would like, we immediately send you a link to that video which will be active for 30 days. This video can be viewed as many times and by as many people as you would like and is $35 to rent.
  • Interactive Training Videos: These online trainings are on an individual basis and allow the administrator to set a bar for each person viewing the video as to what scores they must receive on the various quizzes and assignments throughout the training. The administrator can also see whether or not the driver took the training on time or if they still need to take it. This also provides a paper trail if you need to prove to government authorities that you have taken trainings on the various subjects. The interactive trainings are priced on a point system, $2 for every 1 point. The points are listed next to each video title. Click here to see the complete list of offered interactive trainings. 


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