Transportation



Roads and Bridges



Helpful publications on road and bridge issues

Helpful websites on road and bridge issues

  • Forward Kansas, a website by the Kansas Department of Transportation describing the new transportation program proposed to take the place of Transportation Works.
  • Transportation Works for Kansas, a website developed by the Kansas Department of Transportation. Ending in 2020, T-WORKS is a 10-year, $8 billion transportation program designed to created jobs, preserve highway infrastructure, and provide multimodal economic development opportunities across the state.

Trucking



Helpful publications and issue-specific resources on transportation issues in agriculture

Applicable laws

  • 49 C.F.R. 395.2 Definitions (including the definition of an agricultural commodity).
  • K.S.A. § 8-143. Annual registration or license fees, motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, motorized bicycles and travel trailers; gross weight defined; local trucks and truck tractors, rules and regulations, refunds, exemptions; penalties; temporary registration; registration after nonoperation or nonuse; travel trailers; multiyear registration of trailers.
  • K.S.A. § 8-143j. Annual registration for trucks or truck tractors engaged in farm custom harvesting operations.
  • K.S.A. 8-1,165 One-time (permanent) trailer registration for $10.  

Other helpful websites for transportation information

  • FMCSA: Helpful information can also be found on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) website.
  • KCC: The Kansas Corporation Commission, Transportation Division, has helpful information for motor carriers on their website, including information particular to farm vehicles.
  • KTRAN WIZARD: The KTRAN Wizard website is a helpful tool for new motor carriers to find out what is required for them to become compliant with motor carrier laws and regulations in Kansas and to receive information about applicable Federal laws.
  • Truckers Against Trafficking:  To learn more about and to obtain certification under the Truckers Against Trafficking program, required by Kansas law beginning on July 1, 2018, visit the TAT website.  This training can be completed individually online either directly from the TAT website, at the Kansas Motor Carriers Association location in Topeka or at certain KDOR locations across the state.