Arizona Safety Maintenance Council

The mission of the Arizona Trucking Association’s Safety and Maintenance Council (SMC) is to provide members of the Association with a forum to share best practices for improving safety and maintenance compliance. The Council is committed to participating in related programs to promote safety and proper maintenance for the transportation industry and the public at large.

Each active member company of the Association may be a member of the Council. The Council meets every other month at the Association office. If you are interested in joining the Safety & Maintenance Council, please contact Karen Nesta at 602-850-6003.

2016-2017 SMC Officers

Chairman: Dan Lauletta C.D.S., Swift Transportation Co. of AZ, LLC

Vice Chairman: Jon Miller, Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix

Secretary: Lisa Lahrman, HDS Inc.

Past Chairmen: Becky Thiessen, DLD Truck Straps, Inc.

Annual Safety Awards Nominations –For more information on the Safety & Maintenance Council and Award nomination forms please visit http://arizonatrucking.com/ata-safety/

ATA Assistance

The Arizona Trucking Association offers assistance to its members on compliance issues, safety and training, new and pending rulemaking and participation in the Safety & Maintenance Council. Whether you are a safety director, driver trainer, operations manager, or company owner, we encourage you to check this site for news and information on current and pending compliance requirements, as well as information on:

  • The Arizona Share the Road Program
  • Annual Fleet Safety Awards through Arizona Transportation Education Foundation (ATEF)
  • Safety Professional of the Year Award
  • Driver of the Quarter/Driver of the Year Awards
  • Safety and Maintenance Council

Need Help on a Safety Related Question/Issue?

For more information on safety and compliance concerns, contact our Safety Consultant – Bernie Gazdzik – at 602.370.4242 or email him at: safety@aztrucking.com.