Our Heavy Haul Conference is directed by Greg Dineen & Associates
As of October 1, 2015, Kien Le is the new Chief of Truck Services for Caltrans. For those of you that participate in the California Transportation Permits Advisory Council (CTPAC), you know that the Chief of Truck Services plays a key role in CTPAC proceedings. We congratulate Kien on his promotion.
Our tagline at Greg Dineen & Associates is that “Safety is Enhanced by Uniformity.” However, perhaps we should add “Perseverance and Vigilance Keep Our Industry Moving” to this motto. Without our constant monitoring of law enforcement agencies and localities’ policies and rules, our Industry would be going backwards in a hurry.
In my travels representing our members throughout the Western United States, I often witness commercial drivers (including our members) doing activities that are defined as “distracted driving.” So, I thought now would be a good time to remind everyone of the legal definition, the dangers, and the penalties for distracted driving with the focus on […]
Malcolm Dougherty who is the Director of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) sent a letter to Caltrans’ Transportation Partners and requested that we share this information with our colleagues.
At a recent Caltrans meeting, the Pavement Engineer announced Caltrans’ use of a MicroPAVER. The MicroPAVER was originally created by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to analyze the condition of the pavement of the roads and airfields on military bases as well as being able to estimate the financial costs for this maintenance. […]