Thought Leadership Webinar: Safety of Trucking Panel, Sponsored by Drivewyze

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Thought Leadership Webinar: Safety of Trucking Panel, Sponsored by Drivewyze 

Webinar Description:

In direct response to the feedback from ATA members, following our recent survey regarding the subject matter experts that you would consult when deploying new safety technologies, ATA and Drivewyze have convened a special panel of consultants from your very own peers in other trucking companies. The trucking safety live panel will be moderated by Rob Abbott, VP of Customer Success, Drivewyze, with decades of experience in the Industry, having served as Vice-President, Safety Policy at the ATA and other associated companies in the industry. Other panelists soon to be announced!

  • Leveraging the industry expertise and consulting background of our illustrious panelists of trucking safety experts with regard to key trends regarding safety and security 
  • Diving into trucking safety standards and their impact on our industry
  • Offering tangible solutions for attendees, supported by case studies and actual results
  • Most importantly, providing a forum for an open discussion, and to learn and grow with each other

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About the Presenters:


Rob Abbott, VP of Customer Success, Drivewyze

As the leader of Drivewyze’s Customer Success team, Rob Abbott is responsible for Drivewyze continuing to deliver on its commitment of world class customer relations. Abbott has nearly 30 years of experience in the trucking industry, having served in safety, government affairs, and customer-facing roles with the American Trucking Associations. Most recently he was the Vice President of Sales/Commercial Leader for Lytx, a provider of video safety services to trucking fleets.

James Richards, CEO, KLLM Transportation Services

James Richards has been with KLLM Transport Services for over 35 years, serving as President and CEO for over 15 years. Under his leadership, KLLM has grown into the second-largest refrigerated carrier in the Nation. Mr. Richards is very involved in the Trucking Industry and the Community. He has been recognized as one of Mississippi’s Top CEOs, and has received the Governor’s Excellence Award for Workforce Development in the State.


Daniel Patterson, Director of Safety, Western Express

Daniel Patterson has been at Western Express for almost a decade. He leads the safety department in developing and implementing processes that utilize technology in order to continuously improve highway and workplace safety. Daniel is adept at utilizing data in order to track trends and address through technology, continuous training programs, and monitoring processes. 

Kenneth Resta, Sr. Director of Safety, Stevens Transport Inc.

Ken Resta is an industry leader with over 25 years of experience in Transportation Safety, Logistics, and Driver Personnel. He spearheads the Safety Department of Stevens Transport, overseeing the development and implementation of appropriate corporate safety and compliance policies, procedures and training for all personnel, working collaboratively with Government Agencies, Operations Management and Customer Personnel as well as Industry Advocacy Groups to develop best practice strategies in order for all parties to benefit from safe and efficient work practices.


Drivewyze Inc. is a leader in the transportation technology industry that builds innovative solutions for commercial vehicle fleets, drivers, and transportation infrastructure owners and operators. Drivewyze delivers best-in-class in-cab services to commercial truck fleets and drivers, like Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service and Drivewyze Safety+ proactive safety alerts. Drivewyze infrastructure services provide solutions to state agencies, including Smart Roadside commercial vehicle enforcement (CVE) electronic screening, Central Park truck parking management, and Smart Roadways connected truck solutions. Visit Drivewyze

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