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J. J. Keller® DOT Consulting

Protect your company, reduce your risk, and improve your safety & compliance with DOT Consulting Services.

In the world of fleet compliance, J. J. Keller is the nation's most-trusted source for guidance and solutions. Working with companies from coast-to-coast, our Transportation Consultants offer significant value to fleets by way of ongoing programs that reduce CSA scores, prevent accidents, provide audit protection and minimize fines and litigation.

 

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Safety & Compliance Programs

Ongoing programs, designed specifically for your situation, enable you to receive significant value for improving compliance and helping to implement best practices. On average, our clients see a 47% improvement in their CSA scores as a result of working with us over time.

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DOT Compliance & Safety Program Management

Improve fleet compliance & safety with ongoing guidance & resources.

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Hazardous Materials Compliance & Safety Program

Protecting companies that handle, package, ship, receive or transport hazardous materials or hazardous waste.

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Total Compliance Care™

A unique combination of regulatory consulting and ongoing compliance support.

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New Entrant Compliance Program

Let us help you establish and prepare your DOT safety program to pass an FMCSA audit.

"The consultants arrived in a timely manner, conducted the audits in a professional way, worked well with our staff and were able to condense the information they gathered into reports that were well put together and easy to understand. We are not experts in this area and relied heavily on our consultants."

— Larry Schofield, Facilities Leader for Cummins Sales & Service Western Canada Region

Audits & Assessments

Get an objective evaluation of your compliance with a FMCSA mock audit or J. J. Keller® Diagnostic Audit & Assessment. You'll get a written summary along with recommendations for improving any compliance gaps.

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DOT Diagnostic Audit & Assessment

A best practice approach that goes beyond a traditional audit.

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DOT Audit Assistance Services

Experts help you prepare for or respond to DOT audits.

"One thing I would recommend for new clients is to focus on the DOT mock audits, so you know what to focus on to pass a DOT audit. These are really helpful to identify where your gaps are and what you need to focus on improving, so you can be prepared to pass a DOT inspection."

— Michael Johnson, Corporate Fleet Manager for Brookdale Senior Living

Training

An effective training program can keep your drivers safe & your company in compliance. Rely on J. J. Keller Consulting to help you train drivers, managers and supervisors with customized curriculum developed for your unique situation.

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Training & Curriculum Development

Protect your workforce with tailored, company-specific training and curriculum development services.

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Safe & Smart Driver Training

Consulting service helping companies improve driver safety with on-site training.

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Hazardous Materials Multi-Modal Training

Protecting companies that handle, package, ship, receive or transport hazardous materials.

"The main reason why we chose J. J. Keller was their 60+ years in the industry and the experience. We have significant amount of proof that you guys are the subject-matters experts with the DOT. Some of the mock DOT audits, resources and training capabilities were available to all of our communities very quickly. J. J. Keller is really a one-stop shop for everything."

— Michael Johnson, Corporate Fleet Manager for Brookdale Senior Living

DOT Authority

We'll advise you on the proper registration & credentials you need to operate legally.

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US DOT Number Authority Filing

Let us obtain, correct or update US DOT numbers (MSCA-1 form or MCS-150 update form) for you.

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MC Number Interstate Operating Authority Filing

Let us help you set up your MC authority number.

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Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Filing

Let us register or renew your annual UCR for you.

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Process Agent BOC-3 Filing

Let us help you submit your BOC-3 form and establish process agents.

"J. J. Keller does a good job for me. I have used your services for a long time and always have a good experience."

— Paul Malzone, Owner of Data Destruction Services, LLC.

Other Services

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Policies & Procedures

Proper policies and procedures are the foundation of your compliance program. We'll make sure you have the right ones in place, and that they are compliant with regulations.

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Expert Testimony

Our credible, qualified and highly experienced transportation consultants will help protect your company during legal action.

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Government Reporting

Rely on your Consultant to help you with CSA reporting, DataQ challenges, accidents and more.

We'll keep your employees safe, protect your brand, and make regulations manageable. Learn more today by filling out this form or by calling 833-708-4633!

Meet Our Team

Below are just some of J. J. Keller's transportation practice consultants located across the country that bring deep regulatory knowledge with decades of practical experience to the table for clients.

Todd Ward

Todd Ward, Consulting Practice Manager

  • 30+ years in transportation
  • 11 years as an FMCSA safety investigator
  • Hazardous Materials Instructor
  • Certified CMV Inspector, CVSA

It's my goal to empower clients with knowledge and training, and to ensure they have the proper procedures and best practices in place to be effective and successful.

Ed Emerick

Ed Emerick, Lead Safety Consultant

  • 32+ years in transportation
  • TSI certified (Transportation Safety Institute)
  • DGI certified for transportation of hazmat and dangerous goods
  • FMCSA regulatory compliance

My goal is to make sure my client has a workforce that understands the regulations and required safety practices so they can work safely, with fewer injuries and penalties, and less liability exposure.

Bruce Walters

Bruce Walters, Safety Consultant

  • 30+ years in transportation
  • Certified FMCSA National Training Center auditor
  • NATMI Certified Director of Safety Training (North American Transportation Management Institute)
  • FMCSA regulatory compliance
  • Fleet safety program development

I have spent the majority of my working life dedicated to the issues of safety and compliance. These are the most important components for any motor carrier. I strive to educate my clients, become a part of their team, and assist them in achieving their safety and compliance goals.

Find out how J. J. Keller can help you meet your compliance goals.

Events

Jan 15
Mar 01
12:00AM
12:00AM

The BASICs of Auditing: DOT drug and alcohol compliance

Online - Available On-demand
When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) audits a DOT drug and alcohol program, a lot is riding on the results of the investigation. The motor carrier’s status in the Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC (Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category), and the carrier’s safety rating, may be impacted. What can the company expect? What documents must it provide to the auditor? This webcast will assist you with understanding the expectations placed on your company during an audit of your DOT testing records.
Jan 24
Mar 01
12:00AM
12:00AM

Top Driver Qualification FAQs: The who, what, when, and where of DQ file management

Online - Available On-demand
Making sure your commercial motor vehicle drivers are fully qualified at all times can be a confusing and daunting task, but it’s vital if you want to avoid the fines, penalties, and liability that can result from noncompliance. If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Join us as we discuss the most commonly asked questions concerning driver qualification (DQ), based on the hundreds of DQ questions our experts receive every month. Areas of focus during the webinar will include: •DQ File Basics •Road Tests •Safety Performance History •Medical Certification •Driving Records (MVRs) •Non-Compliance
Feb 19
8:00AM
2:30PM

DOT Essentials - A Green Book Review for the Fleet Professional

Executive Seminars - Atlanta, GA
Join J. J. Keller experts for this complimentary educational seminar entitled DOT Essentials: A Green Book Review for the Fleet Professional! You'll gain fresh insights and review the essential requirements for fleet compliance as found in the Code of Federal Regulations/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations using your free copy of the J. J. Keller FMCSR "green book" as a reference tool. This seminar is highly beneficial for seasoned safety professionals and those just entering the fleet industry. Come early for the ELD Bonus Session on “Hours of Service and Managing Your Operation with ELDs”! Get the latest updates on ELD enforcement and guidance on submitting successful DataQs, managing your electronic data, and tools to take your compliance program beyond the ELD. Use the link or call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register.
Feb 20
10:00AM
11:00AM

DOT Compliance with J. J. Keller Encompass

Webcasts
Join us as we provide a high level overview of how the J. J. Keller Encompass Fleet Management System will help you manage your driver and vehicle compliance tasks. In this webcast, we’ll cover how Encompass will help you gain efficiencies in your day to day tasks: •Hiring •Driver qualification •Credentials •Hours of service •Fuel tax •eDVIRs •Titling •Maintenance •and more Make time to join us and see how you can save time on your common compliance tasks with J. J. Keller Encompass!
Feb 26
8:00AM
2:30PM

DOT Essentials - A Green Book Review for the Fleet Professional

Executive Seminars - Detroit, MI
Join J. J. Keller experts for this complimentary educational seminar entitled DOT Essentials: A Green Book Review for the Fleet Professional! You'll gain fresh insights and review the essential requirements for fleet compliance as found in the Code of Federal Regulations/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations using your free copy of the J. J. Keller FMCSR "green book" as a reference tool. This seminar is highly beneficial for seasoned safety professionals and those just entering the fleet industry. Come early for the ELD Bonus Session on “Hours of Service and Managing Your Operation with ELDs”! Get the latest updates on ELD enforcement and guidance on submitting successful DataQs, managing your electronic data, and tools to take your compliance program beyond the ELD. Use the link or call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register.
Feb 26
8:00AM
2:30PM

DOT Essentials - A Green Book Review for the Fleet Professional

Executive Seminars - Denver, CO
Join J. J. Keller experts for this complimentary educational seminar entitled DOT Essentials: A Green Book Review for the Fleet Professional! You'll gain fresh insights and review the essential requirements for fleet compliance as found in the Code of Federal Regulations/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations using your free copy of the J. J. Keller FMCSR "green book" as a reference tool. This seminar is highly beneficial for seasoned safety professionals and those just entering the fleet industry. Come early for the ELD Bonus Session on “Hours of Service and Managing Your Operation with ELDs”! Get the latest updates on ELD enforcement and guidance on submitting successful DataQs, managing your electronic data, and tools to take your compliance program beyond the ELD. Use the link or call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register.
Mar 05
8:00AM
2:30PM

DOT Audits - What You Need To Know

Executive Seminars - Des Moines, IA
Join J. J. Keller experts for this complimentary educational seminar on DOT Audits for the experienced fleet professional! You'll gain valuable information on DOT audit prevention strategies, guidance on implementing FMCSA's "Safety Management Cycle" within the CSA Seven Basics and how to take your safety programs to the next level - beyond compliance! Call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register now.
Mar 05
8:00AM
2:30PM

DOT Audits - What You Need To Know

Executive Seminars - Boston, MA
Join J. J. Keller experts for this complimentary educational seminar on DOT Audits for the experienced fleet professional! You'll gain valuable information on DOT audit prevention strategies, guidance on implementing FMCSA's "Safety Management Cycle" within the CSA Seven Basics and how to take your safety programs to the next level - beyond compliance! Call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register now.
Mar 12
1:00PM
2:00PM

DOT Policies and Procedures: The foundation of your compliance program

Webcasts
As the foundation of your compliance program, policies and procedures require frequent review to ensure compliance. Recent regulation changes may strongly impact your current policies and procedures. Join us as we discuss: •the process of policy development •how the 6 Factors relate to your policies, •the importance of having policies, and •how to handle policy changes This webcast will include sample policies and a Q&A session.
Mar 14
1:00PM
2:00PM

Driver Compliance Essentials: The Big Three

Webcasts
Drug and Alcohol testing, Driver Qualification, and Hours of Service, must be well understood to minimize potential liability. Your safety rating also depends on getting these areas right. This webcast will cover the keys to success, so you can: •Ensure that your drivers are always properly qualified; •Avoid pitfalls in drug and alcohol testing programs; •Understand the hours of service limits, exceptions, and personal conveyance; and •Navigate a smooth transition to ELDs. We will also reserve time for a Q&A session!
Mar 19
9:30AM
2:30PM

DOT Risk Mitigation

Executive Seminars - Canton, OH
From costly DOT violations to serious on-the-road accidents, running a fleet is filled with risk. But you can help prevent those risks and protect your company from fines, lawsuits and litigation by taking the right proactive steps. Attend this new complimentary DOT event to learn where the regulations meet your risk — and what you can do about it! Call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register now.
Mar 19
9:30AM
2:30PM

DOT Risk Mitigation

Executive Seminars - Seattle, WA
From costly DOT violations to serious on-the-road accidents, running a fleet is filled with risk. But you can help prevent those risks and protect your company from fines, lawsuits and litigation by taking the right proactive steps. Attend this new complimentary DOT event to learn where the regulations meet your risk — and what you can do about it! Call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register now.
Mar 26
8:00AM
2:30PM

A Deep Dive into FMCSA Regs: Essential Driver Compliance for the Fleet Manager

Executive Seminars - Dallas, TX
Three areas of compliance result in some of the highest fines levied by the FMCSA: driver qualification, alcohol & drug testing, and hours of service. They also cause the greatest concern and confusion for safety professionals. Attend this complimentary event to discover the best practices and insights for improving the ways you address these areas. You’ll learn details of the regulations, discuss potential acute and critical violations, and assess the significance and impact of current activities on the enforcement front. Use the link or call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register.
Apr 02
8:00AM
2:30PM

A Deep Dive into FMCSA Regs: Essential Driver Compliance for the Fleet Manager

Executive Seminars - Milwaukee, WI
Three areas of compliance result in some of the highest fines levied by the FMCSA: driver qualification, alcohol & drug testing, and hours of service. They also cause the greatest concern and confusion for safety professionals. Attend this complimentary event to discover the best practices and insights for improving the ways you address these areas. You’ll learn details of the regulations, discuss potential acute and critical violations, and assess the significance and impact of current activities on the enforcement front. Use the link or call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register.
Apr 02
9:30AM
2:30PM

DOT Risk Mitigation

Executive Seminars - Newark, NJ
From costly DOT violations to serious on-the-road accidents, running a fleet is filled with risk. But you can help prevent those risks and protect your company from fines, lawsuits and litigation by taking the right proactive steps. Attend this new complimentary DOT event to learn where the regulations meet your risk — and what you can do about it! Call 800-843-3174 x8150 to register now.

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