Arkansas Trucking Association

Safety Management Council

Arkansas Trucking Safety Management Council


Tanya Rogers
DB Schenker

Vice Chair

Alicia Black
DB Schenker


Brett Graves
Maverick Transportation

Immediate Past ChairRuss Curbo, Lew Thompson and Son

The Safety Management Council (SMC) is an exclusive membership benefit of the Arkansas Trucking Association, providing a forum for employees of corporate members.

The SMC promotes cooperative efforts for increased safety, efficiency and economy in all phases of highway transportation by commercial vehicles, and focuses on the following to achieve its purpose:

  • Guest speakers on topics relating to regulation compliance and safety technologies
  • Interchanging ideas and information
  • Discussion of implementation strategies
  • Fleet safety contests
  • Quarterly safety meetings and numerous safety seminars throughout the year
  • Coordination of the annual Arkansas Truck Driving Championship

The Safety Management Council is a valuable organization for motor carriers, industry safety professionals and service providers.

For more information, please contact Sarah Newman at

Arkansas Trucking Championship

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Click for a complete list of winners at the 2019 Arkansas Truck Driving Championship.

Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Suite 185
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
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