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February 2015

TCA's Director of Safety and Policy appointed to FMCSA Committee 

Photo:  David HellerFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has appointed TCA’s Director of Safety and Policy, David Heller, as a committee member of the Entry-Level Driver Training Advisory Committee (ELDTAC). The ELDTAC was established to conduct a negotiated rulemaking on entry-level driver training for drivers of commercial motor vehicles, according to the FMCSA website.

The ELDTAC is composed of 26 members appointed by the FMCSA Administrator for up to one 2-year term.

Committee members are "chosen from a field of experts in their respective fields, including driver organizations, DMV training organizations, motor carriers of property and passengers and their associations, state licensing agencies, state enforcement agencies, labor unions, safety advocacy groups, and insurance companies," the FMCSA website also states.

Read more about the committee and its members, here.