NPTC slates safety conference

July 13, 2005
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) will hold its National Safety Conference on Sept. 15-16

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) will hold its National Safety Conference on Sept. 15-16 at the Hyatt Hotel at Dulles International Airport just outside Washington D.C.

The conference will include the following presentations:

  • Behavioral Safety—applied to professional drivers
  • Ergonomics—At the Crossroads. Improvements at Schneider National
  • Technology Review— forward-looking radar, lane departure, roll stability
  • Regulatory Update—including the latest hours of service
  • Solving the Driver Shortage—creative approaches
  • The Impact of Safety on Your Bottom Line—the Harley Davidson story

    Additionally the conference will present a forum with key government representatives, as well as expert panels and problem-solving workshops that address risks and costs.

    “Private fleets have a well-earned reputation for unsurpassed safety excellence,” said Gary Petty, NPTC president & CEO. “Programs such as the National Safety Conference, in which leaders from throughout the industry share their insights, best practices, and winning strategies, are one of the reasons why.”

    For more information, go to or contact NPTC director of safety and compliance Bob Inderbitzen at 423-884-3770 or [email protected].

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