A Rush to Regulate - What Rules Affecting Trucking are on the President's Priority List?, Sponsored by ACT 1 picture

A Rush to Regulate - What Rules Affecting Trucking are on the President's Priority List?, Sponsored by ACT 1

May 26, 2016

A Rush to Regulate - What Rules Affecting Trucking are on the President's Priority List?, Sponsored by ACT 1

A Rush to Regulate – What Rules Affecting Trucking are on the President’s Priority List?, Sponsored by ACT 1

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Webinar Description:

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 Training rules?
-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?

Presenter Info:
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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