Arkansas Trucking Association

2023 SMC Fourth Quarter Meeting

  • Share:
Name: 2023 SMC Fourth Quarter Meeting
Date: December 14, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Register for the fourth quarter meeting of the Arkansas Trucking Association Safety Management Council to be held Thursday, December 14 at 10:30 am at the Aloft Hotel in Little Rock. 
This meeting is sponsored by:

Electronic Level VIII Inspections
Presented by Tom Kelly
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
This session will cover what Level VIII Electronic Inspections are and their potential to help improve safety and efficiency while limiting fuel costs and emissions. FMCSA's Tom Kelly will be presenting on the operational test FMCSA and CVSA will carry out to assess the feasibility and impacts of inspections as part of FMCSA's suite of tools for assessing motor carriers safety. Kelly will also share how carriers can get involved and help shape the future of electronic inspections.

Tom Kelly has worked with FMCSA for over 11 years holding positions as the innovative technology deployment program manager, FMCSA state program manager for New Hampshire, compliance division chief at FMCSA headquarters before his current position as program manager.

Prior to FMCSA, Kelly retired from the Maine State Police with over 28 years of service along with being a US Navy veteran.

Staying Ahead of the Storm
Presented by John Van Nortwick
In this session, Drivewyze's John Van Nortwick will share case studies on how fleets have creatively used in-cab notifications to reduce risk and improve efficiency. In addition, he will discuss the emphasis fleets are placing on weather notifications as a countermeasure to reduce weather-related incidents.

John Van Nortwick is the sales director, safety solutions for Drivewyze, North America’s largest connected truck platform. Van Nortwick came to Drivewyze from Mastery, a leading supply chain logistics TMS platform, where he served as product manager/senior solutions engineer focused on safety and compliance solutions and integrations. Prior to Mastery, he  served in senior product leadership positions focused on safety and compliance including vice president, product development at RAIR/Lytx where he pioneered ELD Audit and CSA solutions that have been adopted by over 50 of the top 100 for hire carriers in North America.  
Aloft Hotel
716 Rahling Road
Little Rock, AR 72223

Date/Time Information:
December 14, 2023
10:30 a.m.
Contact Information:
Sarah Newman
In order to provide proper accommodations, we must guarantee a headcount in advance.
  • For ATA members who submit their meeting registration by the deadline and attend the meeting, there is no fee.
  • ATA members who attend without registering or register but do not attend will be charged $25.
  • Out of courtesy, if you decide to attend after the registration deadline, please contact the ATA office.
  • ATA welcomes guests and non-members to Council meetings for $50.
Refunds and Cancellations:
Deadline to register is Friday, December 8. For more information regarding administrative policies such as refunds and/or complaints, please contact our office at 501-372-3462 or send an email.

Set a Reminder:
Enter your email address below to receive a reminder message.

Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Suite 185
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
You are here: Home 2023 SMC Fourth Quarter Meeting