MPCC offering class about commercial trucking compliance

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Mid-Plains Community College will offer a class about the rules and regulations of compliance in the commercial trucking industry next month.

The Other Side of the Wheel is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CST) June 3. Instruction will be live at the MPCC Valentine Campus and streamed to MPCC campuses in Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala, McCook and North Platte.

Sessions will include information about:

  • Obtaining and maintaining a U.S. Department of Transportation Number (USDOT#).
  • Staying International Registration Plan (IRP) and International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) compliant.
  • Setting up an account with the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) to make timely tax deposits.
  • The ins and outs of Electronic Logging Devises (ELDs).
  • When and how to file a United Carrier Registration (UCR).
  • Heavy use tax review of filing Form 2290.
  • The decision “to LLC or not to LLC,” and what to do if making that change.
  • Oversize/Overweight/Special Use permits - when you need them and how to get them.
  • Agricultural trucking exemptions.
  • How to establish compliant Drug and Alcohol Testing policies.
  • Trip sheets - who needs them and why.

Michelle Witt Moore will teach the class. The fee is $99.

Those interested in registering can do so online at, by calling (402) 376-8033 or by emailing