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EnRoute - April 13, 2017

TRALA IN THE NEWS - During TRALA's 2017 Annual Meeting, two industry experts shared their perspectives on how the commercial truck is being reshaped by technology and political policies. FULL STORY

Reminder to Send Letters of Support for TRALA ELD Petition

This is a reminder that the deadline to submit comments in support of TRALA's petition to FMCSA in regards to the ELD Mandate is April 21 - only 9 days from now.

FMCSA Sets Public Meeting on ELD Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a meeting to discuss the technical specifications for the Electronic Logging Device Rule (ELD).  The focus of this meeting will be to discuss how to help ELD manufacturers produce ELDs that will comply with the ELD rule.   This meeting represents an opportunity for TRALA members with an expertise on the technical side of ELDs to engage directly with the FMCSA.

TRALA-Supported Rental Truck Insurance Legislation Introduced In Wisconsin

On April 7, 2017 TRALA-requested legislation was introduced in the state Senate and Assembly to address an ongoing concern for TRALA members that rent consumer vehicles in the state. Senate Bill 156 was introduced by Senator Jerry Petrowski (R-29) and it was referred to the Committee on Insurance, Housing, and Trade.  The Senate bill was co-sponsored by Senator Frank Lassee (R-01) Chairman of the Housing, Insurance, and Trade Committee, Representative John Spiros (R-86), Representative Robert Brooks (R-60), and Representative Bob Kulp (R-69). TRALA is currently waiting to be informed of when there will be a hearing on this bill. Additionally, Representative John Spiros has submitted a companion bill in the General Assembly bill, which has not yet been formally published, but TRALA was informed it will be Assembly Bill 207.
 

TRALA Honors Maryland Motor Truck Association's Louis Campion With State Trucking Award

Bonita Springs, Florida (April 6, 2017) -- Louis Campion, president of the Maryland Motor Truck Association, received TRALA's State Trucking Award Tuesday at the 2016 Annual Meeting.

WILLIE ANDERSON OF RYDER NAMED TRALA 2017 DRIVER OF THE YEAR

​Bonita Springs, Florida (April 6, 2017) -- The Truck Renting and Leasing Association named Willie Anderson of Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions as the 2017 Driver of the Year during the Annual Meeting Awards Dinner on Wednesday. The award is sponsored by Mack Trucks and the Mack Leasing System. 
 

2017 TECHNOLOGY EXPO A HUGE SUCCESS WITH ATTENDEES AND EXHIBITORS ALIKE

Bonita Springs, Florida (April 6, 2017) -- The Truck Renting and Leasing Association saw a terrific showing of exhibitors at the Technology Expo during the 2017 Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. 
 

WILLIE ANDERSON OF RYDER NAMED TRALA 2017 DRIVER OF THE YEAR

​Bonita Springs, Florida (April 5, 2017) -- The Truck Renting and Leasing Association named Willie Anderson of Ryder Dedicated Transportation Solutions as the 2017 Driver of the Year during the Annual Meeting Awards Dinner on Wednesday. The award is sponsored by Mack Trucks and the Mack Leasing System. 

KENNY VIETH, ROBERT O'NEILL ADDRESS GENERAL ASSEMBLY AT TRALA'S 2017 ANNUAL MEETING

Bonita Springs, Florida (April 5, 2017) -- Kenny Vieth, president and senior analyst at Americas Commercial Transportation Research Co., LLC., and Robert O'Neill, former Navy Seal and one of the most decorated combat veterans of our time, addressed attendees of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association's 2017 Annual Meeting on Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida.  
 

2017 ANNUAL MEETING OPENS WITH RECORD ATTENDANCE

Bonita Springs, Florida (April 4, 2017) -- The Truck Renting and Leasing Association opened its 2017 Annual Meeting Monday with approximately 450 attendees at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. 
 
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