Join Dave Osiecki, ATA Executive
Vice President & Chief of National Advocacy, and Rob Abbott, ATA
Vice President of Safety Policy, for an update on ATA's legislative and
regulatory priorities and a look at the rules the Obama Administration has
recently finalized and will try to finalize before the end of this year.
Discussion Topics Include:
-Next steps in the ELD rule implementation
-Will FMCSA finalize its Safety Fitness Determination and Entry Level Driver
-What about the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse rule?
-The effect of OSHA's new electronic recordkeeping rule on carriers
-How will trucking be affected by the Dept. of Labor's new overtime rule?
Dave Osiecki is the Executive
Vice President and Chief of National Advocacy at the American Trucking
Associations, based in Arlington, VA. In this capacity, Dave is responsible
for overseeing ATA’s policy development and regulatory advocacy on a host of
trucking issues, including fuel/energy issues, environmental requirements,
labor, safety and security rules, as well as truck size & weight
limits. Dave is also responsible for managing a staff of policy and
regulatory experts, and is often called on to represent ATA and the trucking
industry at government hearings and industry events.
Prior to his promotion as
Executive Vice President, Dave was the Senior Vice President of Policy and
Regulatory Affairs, Vice President of Safety for ATA and, before that,
Executive Director of the ATA Intermodal Conference.
Rob Abbott is Vice President of Safety Policy for the American
Trucking Associations (ATA), the largest national trade association
representing the trucking industry. In this capacity, he promotes and defends
the interests of ATA’s members on safety issues such as hours of service,
driver medical requirements, electronic logging devices, drug/alcohol
testing, driver licensing, and FMCSA’s safety monitoring and enforcement
program: Compliance, Safety, Accountability.
Mr. Abbott’s responsibilities include working closely with Federal regulators
to ensure common-sense changes to the regulations and appropriate enforcement
practices. He also supports ATA’s Legislative Affairs Division in their
efforts to educate lawmakers on matters relating to commercial motor vehicle
safety. He is a member of FMCSA’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee,
the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and the National Safety Council.
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