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Recently ATA issued guidance designed to assist motor carriers and drivers when discussing obstructive sleep apnea with medical examiners. The guidance informs motor carriers about recent changes to the medical examiner certification process and provides suggested questions trucking companies and drivers can use to frame a discussion with doctors about reasonable expectations for the OSA screening and treatment. Also included in the guidance is an explanation of what is required of the medical examiner under current regulations and clarification of many common misconceptions on the issue.

Please take a moment to complete the ATRI 2014 Top Industry Issues Survey.

September 14 – 20 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

CVSA Annual Brake Inspection is set for Sept. 7-13

Our Under the Big Top Convention will be held at Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown on September 17 & 18.  We have a great event planned!  We have such a great business session planned for September 18th, we are offering a day rate of $75.  If you join us you will hear from Ed DeCosta will provide a unique perspective on professional and personal development ... Come and Get Edified! We will also have a Federal update and a membership meeting that day. There is a registration form attached, please support your Association and sign up TODAY!

ATA has issued guidance designed to assist motor carriers and drivers when discussing obstructive sleep apnea with medical examiners. The guidance informs motor carrier about recent changes to the medical examiner certification process and provides suggested questions trucking companies and drivers can use to frame a discussion with doctors about reasonable expectations for the OSA screening and treatment. Also included in the guidance is an explanation of what is required of the medical examiner under current regulations and clarification of many common misconceptions on the issue.

Please find attached the two Guidance documents, including Choosing A Certified Medical Examiner and Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Commercial Driver Medical Qualification Final.

We issued this press release today.  We wish our WV drivers good luck next week in Pittsburgh!

Charleston, WV (August 2014) – Nine West Virginia professional truck drivers will compete in the American Trucking Associations’ National Truck Driving Championship – also known as the Super Bowl of Safety – taking place in Pittsburgh, PA, August 12-16, 2014.

Jan Vineyard, President of the West Virginia Trucking Association, said, “West Virginia – home to some of the safest, most professional truck drivers in America – is always well represented at this industry-revered event.  We wish our drivers the best of luck!”

William Adkins of FedEx Freight Named Grand Champion

Last Saturday, the West Virginia Trucking Association held their 59th Annual Truck Driving Championship in Charleston, WV.  33 drivers from around the State competed in the championship with William Adkins of the Kenova, WV terminal being named Grand Champion.

Adkins, a driver for FedEx Freight, took the top honor after competing in a variety of skill and safety tests.  While he won his class in 2011 and competed at the National Truck Driving Championship, this is the first time he has won the Grand Champion Award.

WVTA Members Receive a 2.7% discount
West Virginia Trucking Association members recieve a 2.7% discount

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