Alexandria, VA – January 28, 2015 – Jake Jacoby was unanimously chosen by the Executive Committee for the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) as the new president and chief executive officer effective immediately. TRALA is the national trade association representing every major truck renting and leasing company and truck leasing system operating in North America. [...]
PACCAR Leasing testified on behalf of itself and TRALA this week in support of Senate Bill 5032 before the Washington Senate's Law and Justice Committee. A vote on SB 5032, which would reauthorize Terminal Rental Adjustment Clause (TRAC) leases in Washington, is likely to be taken in the next two weeks and currently there is no known opposition to the legislation making it likely for passage in its current form once it heads to the House chamber. [...]
In a strong bipartisan manner, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have approved TRALA-supported legislation - the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) - which is on its way to President Obama's desk and is expected to be signed into law. Passage of this legislation will reauthorize the program that was first enacted following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The TRIA created a "backstop" which holds that the federal government would help cover losses from a catastrophic terrorist attack if losses associated with such an attack exceed a certain threshold. The program has been reauthorized several times since it was first created in 2002, but it temporarily expired on December 31, 2014. [...]
EnRoute - January 29, 2015
The Executive Committee for the Truck Renting and Leasing Association has unanimously chosen Jake Jacoby as President and CEO effective immediately. Read More
Join us Sunday, March 15, 2015 through Thursday, March 19, 2015 for TRALA's 37th Annual Meeting at the Amelia Island Plantation Resort located in Amelia Island, Florida. You will not want to miss out on the largest gathering of leasing and rental executives in North America. To register for the event, please login to your individual profile.
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