VSTSM Conference Registration

  • The Virginia Specialized Transportation Safety and Management Conference will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019.  Check-in is 8:00 am - 9:00 am.  Session times are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Every person entering the conference area MUST be physically pre-registered utilizing a separate registration form.  A valid email address is required.  Early registration is recommended.  Space is limited.  Any military attendees should obtain Travel Order Authorization.
  • Registration fee is $25.00 if received prior to April 1, 2019.  Registration fee between April 1-April 13 is $50.00.  No registrations accepted after April 13, 2019.  Registration Fee includes participation in all sessions, program materials, refreshments, and lunch during the Conference.
  • Inside / Outdoor Exhibitor Space Cost: Free with conference registration.  Space is limited, so register early.  Inside space includes registration for 1 person, a 6 ft x 3 ft table, covers, and 2 chairs.  Additional representatives are $25 for each representative and MUST register for the conference. Outside exhibitor registration: All display vehicles MUST be registered ahead of time and correspond to an attendee.
  • Topics include DMV and Legislative Issues involving the Motor Carrier Industry, Virginia State Police’s plan for the future in transportation safety, Crash Investigations & Reconstruction – Causes of crashes and ways to reduce crashes, The Ins and Outs of School Bus Safety, and Human Trafficking and the Trucking Industry.  Equipment, supplies, and demonstrations will be on display at the Conference.  Note: Program may change due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Make checks payable to Drive Safe Hampton Roads.  All payments due by Friday, April 19, 2019, unless previously approved.  No refunds after that date.  Contact dshr@drivesafehr.org to make alternate arrangements.
  • Questions?  Contact Drive Safe HR via email at dshr@drivesafehr.org or voice mail at 757-498-2562.
  • Special Discount for Conference participants for Sleep Inn @ Lake Wright.  Contact dshr@drivesafehr.org for discount information.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

2019 Virginia Specialized Transportation Safety & Management
Conference Speakers

Frank Cruice
Corporate Senior Director of Safety and Security
Perdue Farms

Topic: Perdue’s Journey for Safety Excellence

First Sergeant Jeffrey Jones
Virginia State Police - Area Commander

Topic: Crash Investigations & Reconstruction – Causes of crashes and ways to reduce crashes

Virginia State Police Motor Carrier Unit

Topic: CMV Inspection - Demonstration

Captain Ronald C. Maxey, Jr.
Division Commander Safety Division Headquarters
Virginia State Police, Safety Division

Topic: Virginia State Police’s plan for the future in transportation safety

Myrna Banks
Training Supervisor
Norfolk Public Schools

Topic: The Ins and Outs of School Bus Safety

Joseph F. Lopez
US Department of Homeland Security

Topic: Homeland Safety & Security

Wayne Davis
Director, Motor Carrier Size and Weight Services
Department of Motor Vehicles

Topic: DMV and Legislative Issues involving the Motor Carrier Industry

Ebony E. Velazquez
Program Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General

And

Dede Wallace
Victim Assistance Specialist
Homeland Security

Topic: Human Trafficking and the Trucking Industry

2019 Virginia Specialized Transportation Safety & Management Conference

April 25, 2019

 

SESSIONS INCLUDE

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
            scene.

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 
            items.

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 
           community.              

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.

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