The MTA Safety Council is the only Minnesota organization dedicated to advancing safe policies, practices, technology, effective risk management and accident/injury prevention in the trucking industry. The MTA Safety Council also addresses trucking’s unique human resource challenges, health and wellness issues, as well as recruitment and retention strategies.

Through meetings, programs and committees, the Council fosters relationships and delivers the latest in relevant information to enhance the success of safety professionals and the companies they represent. Membership is on an individual basis and open to anyone who is affiliated with an MTA member company. 

Become a Safety Council Member!

A MTA fleet Safety Council Membership is different than your company MTA Membership. Safety Council Membership is for individuals from MTA member companies.  As a Member of the Safety Council, you will have the opportunity to vote during leadership elections in April and all eight meetings are included with your membership fee.   The Membership Fee is $245.00.  Membership registration is available in August 2021 for the Sept 2021 - May 2022 program year.  

Are you interested in serving as a MTA Safety Council Leader?

To be eligible for a leadership position you must:

1) purchase a Safety Council Membership by October 31st of the current program year and

2) attend approximately 75% of the meetings in the current program year. 

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CLOSED - Purchase SC Membership

2021/2022 Meeting Schedule

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Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month from September through May from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Roseville, MN.  

You may register to attend in-person or virtual via Zoom.   

Non-Safety Council members can attend individual meetings for $35 per meeting.


OCTOBER 13, 2021

Driver qualification, criteria and orientation- best practices


NOVEMBER 10, 2021

Beyond Orientation: Value of Continuing Education/Training on Driver Retention


DECEMBER 8, 2021

Evaluating driver performance


FEBRUARY 9, 2022

What does is look like when you win against a nuclear verdict?


MARCH 9, 2022

Trucking and OSHA- What you need to know

APRIL 13, 2022

ELD best practices & audits: What is FMCSA looking for?

MAY 11, 2022

Commercial enforcement update: MN State Patrol