Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations issued the following statement regarding the nomination of Meera Joshi, the current deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, to lead the agency as administrator.
“On behalf of ATA and the entire trucking industry, I want to congratulate Meera Joshi on her nomination to lead FMCSA,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “Deputy Administrator Joshi has been communicating well with trucking industry stakeholders, and our economic recovery and growth will depend on how challenges facing the industry are addressed. These issues - including training, workforce development, technology and strengthening interstate commerce – will need strong leadership by FMCSA. As our economy and communities recover from the pandemic, we look forward to working with her in her new role to help address these critical priorities without compromising safety.”