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New Motor Carrier Training

OTA was selected by ODOT to conduct training for their Motor Carrier Education (MCE) Program. The ODOT required New Motor Carrier Training is an eight-hour course that provides motor carriers with basic information required to ensure compliance and safe driving operations in Oregon. The Program covers registration, tax compliance, truck safety and size and weight regulations administered by the Department.

Visit the OTA Training Calendar to find out when the next classes will be held.

What new carriers can expect...

Students who complete the course will gain a fundamental understanding of the primary topics addressed in the manual (Weight Mile Tax, Registration, IFTA, Size & Weight, and Road Safety). Training resources and materials provided in the class will include: a copy of the Motor Carrier Education Manual, power point print outs of lesson plans, and FMCSA record keeping checklists.

This is a live training session that must be attended in full either in person or remotely via webinar.

Class Descriptions

Weight Mile Tax

A compliance-focused overview of Weight Mile Tax law and regulations for operating a CMV in the state of Oregon. Topics include tax structure & identifier; insurance & bond requirements; declared weight; record keeping requirements; fuel tax credits; monthly & quarterly mileage reports.

Registration & IFTA
Size & Weight
DOT Safety Compliance

Training with OTA

The Oregon Trucking Association has been a reputable provider of safety and compliance training for the trucking industry since its founding over 80 years ago. Our instructors have long-term experience in the industry and are well qualified to assist you in your goal of gaining a clear and thorough understanding of the federal and state regulations that impact your business. Whatever stage you are at in your compliance education, we can help take your industry knowledge to the next level.

While OTA offers a wide range of training classes to meet the needs of our members, we can also help you address a specific area within your organization that needs some attention. OTA's safety & regulation team offers individual, on-site consultation services that include mock audits, tailored training and more. When you're ready to enhance your safety and compliance, contact us!

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