Keep on Truckin’: Stakeholder Perspectives on Trucking in America

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety, will convene a hearing titled, “Keep on Truckin’: Stakeholder Perspectives on Trucking in America,” at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The hearing will examine the state of the trucking industry in the United States, truck safety issues, and the regulatory environment from the stakeholder perspective.


  • Mr. Chris Spear, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Trucking Associations
  • Mr. Jake Parnell, Manager, Cattlemen’s Livestock Market; Director, Livestock Marketing Association
  • Mr. Lewie Pugh, Executive Vice President, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association
  • Ms. Dawn King, President, Truck Safety Coalition
  • Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police; President, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety

This hearing will take place in the Hart Senate Office Building 216. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on


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  • Mr. Chris Spear

    President and Chief Executive Officer
    American Trucking Association
    Download Testimony (879.26 KB)
  • Mr. Jake Parnell

    Manager; Director
    Cattlemen’s Livestock Market; Livestock Marketing Association
    Download Testimony (675.03 KB)
  • Mr. Lewie Pugh

    Executive Vice President
    Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association
    Download Testimony (511.88 KB)
  • Ms. Dawn King

    Truck Safety Coalition
    Download Testimony (399.39 KB)
  • Sgt. John Samis

    Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
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