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Let our experienced team of compliance specialists work with you to handle time-consuming compliance management for your drivers, vehicles and employees. Our team provides real ROI by eliminating internal costs and paying close attention to your compliance.

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Get tailored regulatory expertise at your site. Our veteran consultants bring their deep compliance and best practice knowledge to you. You can rely on our expertise in regulations enforced by DOT, OSHA, EPA, DOL and hundreds of state agencies.

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For carriers with vehicles at 55,000 pounds or more, filing heavy vehicle use tax Form 2290 is easier and faster than ever with J. J. Keller! We are an IRS-approved E-File provider - file today.

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J. J. Keller's trusted DQ portfolio of services now include continuous MVR Monitoring and driver Documents mobile app!

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Events

Webcasts - Available On-Demand. No Registration Required
Join Rick Malchow, J. J. Keller Industry Business Advisor, for a 10-minute webisode on California Authority.
Webcasts - Available On-Demand. No Registration Required
Join Mark Schedler, J. J. Keller Transport Editor, for a 10-minute webisode on FMCSA Document Retention.
Webcasts - Available On-Demand
Preparing for a DOT audit seems like a great plan, but it's like calling an attorney after you need one. It's better to stay off the radar in the first place by avoiding situations that are likely to trigger an audit. Join us for an informative webcast with our subject-matter experts to learn: • The difference between an audit and a compliance review • The 6 Factors of a review • If a violation is “acute” or “critical” • How to use the Safety Management Cycle to stay compliant This complimentary event will include a live q&a session.
Webcasts - Available On-Demand
After an audit is conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration or one of its state partners, the investigator will look at a variety of factors and determine what your score, or rating, will be. While there is an air of mystery as to how this process works, it’s actually fairly straightforward. The investigator will use a disciplined approach that looks at the facts discovered during the audit, then base your rating on those factors. In this webcast, we’ll discuss: What the investigator will look at when calculating your rating How the investigator arrives at the final rating How to get the best possible rating How to challenge the rating, if you don’t agree We'll also have time to answer your questions during our live Q&A session!
Webcasts - Available On-Demand
Maintaining compliant Driver Qualification files is complicated and challenging. Mistakes could result in violations that put your Driver Fitness BASIC score in alert status. Join us for expert guidance on: • The top Driver Fitness BASIC violations & DQ audit risks • How to use the Safety Management Cycle to prevent a DOT audit • DQ File basics Spend some time with us and ensure your drivers and DQ files are compliant. We’ll wrap up with a Q&A session. Register today!
Webcasts - Virtual Event! - Available On-demand
Attend this complimentary Virtual Event on OSHA Incident investigation to learn about identifying root causes to prevent future incidents! Interact with our live presenters virtually in this engaging presentation where we will explore the accident investigation process, with tips for conducting witness interviews.
Webcasts - Available On-demand
It's been over a year since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) launched the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. This change has made managing a drug & alcohol program more complex, with plenty of opportunities for mistakes when requesting or submitting data to the clearinghouse. Join us as we clarify the regulatory requirements and help you avoid common compliance mistakes.
Webcasts - Available On-Demand
Join J. J. Keller industry experts, Rick Malchow and Kathy Close, for expert guidance on how to address the top 5 risks light and medium-duty fleets face in 2021, including: • Maintenance and inspections • Hiring and onboarding • Employee driver training • Distracted and drowsy driving • Recordkeeping You'll get specific guidance on how you can reduce your risk, minimize downtime, and improve productivity through compliance with regulatory guidelines and best practices. Bring your questions for Q&A.
Webcasts - Virtual Event! - Available On-demand
Attend this complimentary DOT Live Virtual Event as J. J. Keller's transportation experts discuss the Federal DOT Requirements for Non-CDL Commercial Motor Vehicles and address the unique needs of your fleet. Maintaining FMCSA requirements for CMV's and the DOT can be confusing, especially for Class 3-8 light to heavy duty vehicles. From cargo vans, box trucks, utility trucks, parcel vans, stake trucks, small pick-ups with trailers, to service and delivery trucks; each style varies as the freight they haul.
Webcasts - Available On-Demand
Every workplace where workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals is required by OSHA to create a written hazard communication program for implementing the standard's requirements. Failing to have a compliant written HazCom program is an all-too-common OSHA violation. During this webcast you’ll learn: • What needs to be included in your written program • How to ensure it stays updated • How to make it accessible to employees • And much more There will also be a live Q&A session afterwards, so be sure to bring your questions!
Webcasts
Recordkeeping can be challenging for motor carriers. Knowing the differences between what records must be kept and for how long can change drastically from program to program. Two interstate programs, the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) and the International Registration Plan (IRP), are two critical examples of how improper recordkeeping can lead to layers of headaches for your company. IFTA and IRP questions are among the most popular topics with customers. In this webcast we share some of the more common questions we receive about IFTA and IRP, while helping you learn more about how these programs apply to your company.
Webcasts
If an OSHA inspector knocks on your door to conduct a safety inspection, would you know why? Or how you could have prevented it? During this information-packed webcast you’ll discover: • How to know if you’re at risk for an inspection • What the OSHA inspector wants to know • What to expect during the inspection • How to help the inspection go smoothly • What your company’s rights are • How to deal with citations • How to prevent an inspection in the first place Be sure to bring your questions to have them answered during a live Q&A session!
Webcasts
Misunderstanding the driver qualification (DQ) file requirements puts your company at risk of having an unqualified individual behind the wheel of a commercial motor vehicle. The worst-case scenario is a high-profile crash involving this unqualified driver, but other negative impacts can be felt, including: • A high Driver Fitness CSA score, • A conditional or unsatisfactory safety rating, • Increased insurance rates, and • A tarnished reputation To gain a better understanding of DQ file requirements, join us for answers to the most frequently asked questions on the topic.
Webcasts - Virtual Event!
Attend this interactive live virtual event where we will cover a range of EPA topics that will help you prepare for, investigate, and report environmental incidents at your facilities. It will also provide best practices to develop a program that reduces compliance risk associated with releases that do occur! Don't miss this informative opportunity to interact with our live presenters virtually and get your questions answered!
Webcasts
Commercial vehicle inspections are critical to highway safety, yet safety managers, mechanics, and drivers have many questions. In this webcast, our subject matter experts will answer the top 10 FAQs about vehicle inspections, address the FMCSR inspection requirements, and offer industry best practices including: • When drivers need to inspect their vehicles, • What they need to inspect, and • What types of inspection paperwork they're required to complete. Our subject-matter experts will also take time to answer YOUR compliance questions!
Webcasts
This webcast will provide an in-depth discussion of the causes of heat stress for indoor and outdoor employees. In addition, it’ll provide steps employers can take to keep their employees safe from the effects of the heat, and focus on: • Why heat stress is cause for concern, • How to identify heat stress, • OSHA’s requirements related to heat stress, and • What employers can do to mitigate risk to employees. A live question & answer session will follow the event.
Webcasts
Discover how the Safety Management Cycle (SMC) — which is used by investigators as the primary tool for conducting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration audits — can be used to help you significantly improve safety and compliance in your fleet. During this hour-long webcast you’ll learn… -The six components of the SMC How to turn the SMC into a template for your safety program -Tips for applying the SMC to critical areas, such as unsafe driving and hours of service You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A session, so be sure to bring your questions!
Webcasts
Attend this complimentary virtual event on DOT Recordkeeping & Best Practices! If you don’t have accurate and complete records, you leave yourself open to fines, penalties and lacking a strong defense in a courtroom. DOT recordkeeping can be both overwhelming and tedious, but it’s a necessary task. Complete and accurate records are the only way to demonstrate compliance!
Webcasts
Hiring a driver is not the same as a hiring a standard employee. You and the driver must comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs), which makes the hiring process much more complex. In this webcast we’ll share tips for understanding the driver hiring process, from recruitment to qualification, including: Using online applications with e-signatures New hire documents Drug testing Employment law considerations And much more We’ll also have time to answer your question during our live Q&A session!
Webcasts
During this webcast, our subject-matter experts will discuss the regulatory and non-regulatory aspects of developing, implementing, and making adjustments to a systematic maintenance program that allows for safe, compliant, and efficient operation of a fleet’s vehicles. Join this live webcast and learn how a well-managed vehicle maintenance program can help you reduce costs and keep your fleet running safely, within the confines of the regulations. This one-hour complimentary event will also include a Q&A session!
Trade Show - Austin, TX
J.J. Keller will be exhibiting at the ChemEdge 2021 Trade Show and Conference in San Antonio, TX on August 10 – August 13, 2021. Please stop by our booth #213 to check out our fleet innovations and register for a chance to win a free Yeti cooler. We look forward to seeing you there!
Webcasts - Virtual Event
In this live 90 minute virtual event, we’ll examine more than two dozen cases of OSHA compliance misconceptions and reveal the facts on the regulations using real-life questions from our customers. We'll expose the truth on topics including; fall protection guidance for edges, stairs and ladders, forklift operator training and evaluation, Lockout tagout and machine guarding mistakes, Hazard communication insights and Injury and illness recordkeeping myths. In addition, we will also be covering solutions to help dispel compliance myths and avoid violations.
Webcasts
Driver training can be a confusing issue. While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations require specific training on some topics, there are additional areas of the regulations where training is implied. Understanding and addressing these implied training requirements will protect your drivers and operation from potential fines, penalties, and liability. Join us as we discuss the most commonly asked questions concerning driver training, based on the hundreds of questions our experts receive every month.
Webcasts
“I’M NOT A TRUCKING COMPANY...” It's a common question often heard by our subject matter experts — “I’m not a trucking company, so why do I need to follow FMCSA rules?” The truth is that even if your fleet doesn’t go ‘over-the-road,’ there are more rules to follow than not. Join our subject matter experts as they debunk the most common myths, including: "We never cross state lines.” "My drivers don’t have CDLs.” "We're hauling our own stuff in cargo vans.” "We only use pickups locally.” Our experts will explain which FMCSA rules apply to you and how to comply, including requirements for insurance, hiring, driver/employee training, safety training, and more. Plus, they’ll take your questions live.
Webcasts
The FMLA has always been complex and confusing. More often than not, an FMLA administrator does not want to spend precious time pouring over regulations in an attempt to find an answer to a particular situation. The answer might not even be in the regulation or the statute. It might be in an interpretation or a court case. When the topic of the FMLA comes up, questions seem to automatically follow. If you have FMLA questions, this webcast is for you! We will cover the basics of the provisions, but most of the time will be devoted to answering attendee questions.
Webcasts - Virtual Event
Delivered virtually by J. J. Keller® DOT transportation regulatory experts, this 90 minute complimentary DOT Virtual Event will cover how focused investigations have been outnumbering traditional compliance reviews. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been twice as many offsite reviews than onsite. With an increased likelihood of being investigated, it's critical that fleets understand the FMCSA audit factors. Topics include latest trends on DOT reviews, regulations & requirements, six factors of a DOT audit, investigation scoring, common violations best practices and more!
Webcasts - Virtual Event!
Attend this complimentary virtual event to learn how OSHA is significantly shifting priorities under the new administration. Interact with our live presenters virtually on this engaging presentation where we’ll look at upcoming regulatory changes and enforcement trends that will impact your business. In addition, we will also be covering solutions to help you manage these significant changes and plan for what’s ahead under the Biden Administration’s OSHA.
Trade Show - Las Vegas, NV
Visit J. J. Keller at booth #9098 at SHRM21 Annual Conference & Expo in Las Vegas to learn about our latest safety and compliance solutions. We look forward to seeing you September 9-12.
Trade Show - Orlando, FL
Visit J. J. Keller at booth #1359 October 11-13 at National Safety Council to learn about our latest safety and compliance solutions.
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