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FMCSA to Host CMV Driver Appreciation Day Announcing Safety Initiatives for CMV Drivers

| September 14, 2022

Announcements include a new road safety awareness campaign and updates on the Women of Trucking Advisory Board

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is recognizing and celebrating our nation’s commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers by hosting a CMV Driver Appreciation Day to announce public safety initiatives and programs that prioritize the health and safety of our nation’s large truck and motorcoach drivers. Announcements include a new road safety awareness campaign and updates on the Women of Trucking Advisory Board (WOTAB) and Truck Leasing Task Force (TLTF), as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Biden-Harris Administration’s Trucking Action Plan and as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) National Roadway Safety Strategy to eliminate roadway fatalities. 

What: CMV Driver Appreciation Day  

Who: The following speakers are providing remarks:   

  • Polly Trottenberg, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation   
  • Robin Hutcheson, Deputy Administrator, FMCSA  
  • KayLeigh McCall, Women In Trucking 
  • Rhonda Hartman, American Trucking Associations 
  • Harold Thomas, American Bus Association
  • Carl Smith, Owner Operator Independent Driver Association 

When: Thursday, September 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EDT   

Where: Online via Facebook Live at: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/event/2022-cmv-driver-appreciation-day

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