Our Mission at Kentucky Trucking Association

"To promote the trucking industry by educating governmental entities, the general public, customers and related industry groups, through advocacy, career development, and the support of value-added programs enhancing industry safety and productivity".

Events Feed

April 2015

2015 Derby Week Raffle-WINNER GARY CARNES!
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Location: Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY
Congratulations to Gary Carnes with Carnes Trucking on winning this very special 2015 Derby VIP PACKAGE. Thank you to everyone who participate and a special thank you to Pilot Flying J for donating this package. Your efforts will help us promote the trucking industry image in Kentucky.

Kentucky Truck Driving Championship May 15&16
Friday, April 3, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Location: Papa John's Stadium, Louisville, KY
2015 TRUCK DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIP Hilton Garden Inn & Papa Johns Stadium May 15-16, 2015 Friday, May 15, 2015 Hilton Garden Inn 4:30¬5:30PM Registration 5:30¬6:30PM Welcome Reception 6:30PM Welcome Written Test Explanation of Course End of Day Saturday, May 16, 2015 Papa Johns Stadium 7:00AM Judges Report to Course 7:30AM Drivers Report to Bullpen at Course Course Walk through 8:00AM Competition Begins (pre-trip and course) Hilton Garden Inn 6:00PM Awards Reception and Banquet

Risk & Safety Managment Council
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Location: Holiday Inn, 4110 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY
Our main focus is keeping our state moving, while keeping our roads and highways safe. The Risk and Safety Management Council host safety meeting every 3rd Tuesday of the month. These meetings are very informative often touching on new regulations, best practices and technology.

Quick Facts

Since 1995, fatal accident rates in the trucking industry have fallen 14 percent, from 2.35 fatal accidents per million vehicles miles traveled to 2.03 fatal accidents per million vehicle miles traveled. Over the same period, injury-only crashes have fallen 22 percent, from 44.7 accidents per million vehicles miles traveld to 34.8 accidents per million vehicle miles traveled.