2019 Virginia Specialized Transportation Safety & Management Conference Agenda
April 25, 2019
WORKING TOGETHER: FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL LEVELS
This session will address interagency operations and how the agents work towards a common goal.
PERDUE’S JOURNEY FOR SAFETY EXCELLENCE
Perdue Farms, of Accomack County, implemented cutting-edge technology into its large commercial fleet
vehicles to minimize crash risks and maximize driver safety. Perdue Farms received the 2017
Governor’s Safety Award for Motor Carrier Safety.
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE CRASH RECONSTRUCTION
This session will address causes of crashes and ways to reduce crashes. Discussion topics include
computing speed, indicators of seat belt use, identifying and measuring evidence, and measuring the
COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION
This session will address motor carrier inspections: trends in the industry, leading violations, what is
involved in a roadside inspection.
VIRGINIA STATE POLICE’S PLAN FOR THE FUTURE IN TRANSPORTATION SAFETY
This session will address the Virginia State Police’s role in Traffic Incident Management.
THE INS AND OUTS OF SCHOOL BUS SAFETY
This session will cover school bus safety as it relates to bus design and yellow school bus elements.
HOMELAND SAFETY / SECURITY AND THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY
This session will address general security awareness training elements within the trucking industry. The
presentation covers pre-check and post-check inspections, as well as locating and identifying suspicious
DMV AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES INVOLVING THE MOTOR CARRIER INDUSTRY
This session addresses DMV and Legislative Issues involving the Motor Carrier Industry. Mr. Davis will
answer questions on legislative issues as well as other initiatives that impact the entire motor carrier
HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND HOW IT INVOLVES THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY
Despite its global reach, human trafficking is a crime that's in every community. Many aspects such as
the tourism industry, the transient population, and the major highways and seaports make the area
more susceptible. Learn what the Hampton Roads Task force is doing and how the trucking industry
can help put a stop to this crime.