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Chris Spear, the new President of the American Trucking Associations, criticized the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) for excluding the trucking industry as it developed guidance on driverless vehicles.
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The NATSO Foundation participated in a press conference hosted by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sept. 1 announcing a Texas Coalition meeting aimed at bringing together law enforcement, the trucking industry and other members of the business community to coordinate ways to fight human trafficking within the state.
NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings joined representatives of the American Trucking Associations and the American Transportation Research Institute and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance in urging truck parking providers to participate in a new highway safety initiative aimed at helping commercial truck drivers find available truck parking. Speaking at a press conference held May 18 on Capitol Hill during NATSO’s annual call on Washington, Mullings announced that beginning in late summer, truck drivers who need to stop and rest will be able to use a new, free mobile phone app called Park My Truck to locate available truck parking.
The truckstop and travel plaza industry will storm Capitol Hill May 18 to push for sustainable highway funding as well as to voice concerns with several labor initiatives being pushed by the Obama Administration as part of its annual Day on Capitol Hill. The industry also will tackle payments security amid the switch to EMV technology for Chip cards and its resulting shift in liability fraud onto retailers.
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