Arkansas Trucking Association

On August 29-30, Arkansas Trucking Association hosted a two-day, six-session safety symposium to explore the future of safety as it relates to technology and regulations.

 ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICES: FOUR MONTHS AND COUNTING

Dave Osiecki (President, Scopelitis Transportation Consulting) answered the most frequently asked questions and shared the status of the vendor self-certification process and roadside inspection data transfer methods.

See Osiecki's presentation here.

 

 

A NEW ERA FOR OSHA

A new administration in Washington could mean big changes for OSHA. Tressi Cordara (Principal, Jackson Lewis PC) discussed what's on OSHA's radar and the latest on electronic recordkeeping and the walking/working surfaces rule. 

See Cordara's presentation here.

 PROSPECTIVES FOR CSA

The National Academy of Sciences report has been released, recommending changes to CSA and the SMS methodology. Steven Bryan (President, Vigillo) explored the steps FMCSA will take regarding the recommended CSA changes. He also shared the latest insights to stay ahead of the CSA curve.  

See Bryan's presentation here.

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Mark Buckley After serving in the U.S. Navy, Mark Buckley joined USA Truck and has driven over 1 million miles in his 10 years with the company. He has been a driver trainer for eight years and is a member of the Driver Advisory Board. In 2017, Mark has selected to pull "The Wall that Heals" trailer -- a mobile replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial from Norfolk, Virginia, to Bridgeport, Connecticut, as part of a national tour. Mark also participated in the 2017 Wreaths Across America program by picking up a trailer load of wreaths and delivering them to veterans cemeteries in Tennessee and Arkansas -- a first for the Arkansas Road Team. He enjoys fishing and woodworking in his spare time.

 

 Meet more Arkansas Road Team Captains. 

Larry 1454098734 13927  Mark Rook  Loren   Gary Jaworski
 Gary Mars  April 1454095719 49177  Walter  Otto compressor
 Jerry Whittenburg  Danny Fuller compressor  Robert Kelly compressor min  Tom Miller compressor
Eric Brockette Weston Mars Mark Buckley Dave Hall

 

Contact David O'Neal at 501.372.3462 for information on scheduling an Arkansas Road Team appearance. 

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ARKANSAS TRUCKING ASSOCIATION ACCEPTING ROAD TEAM NOMINATIONS

The Arkansas Trucking Association is now accepting nominations for professional drivers in order to expand its Arkansas Road Team.

Formed in 2015, this group of Arkansas-based professional drivers serve as ambassadors for the trucking industry. Through their Share the Road program, they visit schools and other events around the state to address highway safety and to educate the public - especially younger drivers - on safe driving.

This Arkansas Trucking Association-sponsored program is a public education service made possible through the Arkansas Commercial Truck Safety Education Program.

Successful candidates will possess outstanding communication skills and a commitment to safety and professionalism. Arkansas Trucking Association carrier members are encouraged to nominate their best drivers for the Arkansas Road Team today!

Nominations must be received by the Arkansas Trucking Association by close of business on Tuesday, September 26.

NOMINATE A DRIVER NOW

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Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits