Practice Specialties - Transportation


The Transportation Practice Specialty (TPS) encompasses all modes of transportation, such as ground, air, fleet, rail and maritime, and monitors legislative and regulatory issues within the transportation industry. TPS regularly offer articles on cutting-edge issues, such as distracted driving and regulatory updates.


Please join the Transportation Practice Specialty for our free virtual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. The 60-minute meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. EST/1:00 p.m. CST/12:00 p.m. MST/11:00 a.m. PST.

Our meeting will feature a special presentation on ANSI/ASSE Z15.1-2017, Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations. During the presentation, speakers Terry Ketchum, HES manager of Covestro (Pittsburgh site), and Stephanie Pratt, director of NIOSH's Center for Motor Vehicle Safety, the chair and vice chair of the Z15.1 committee, will:

  • Explain why it is important for organizations to manage risk of collisions for all types of fleets
  • Describe how the Z15.1 standard can be used as a framework to develop, assess and monitor the progress of your fleet safety program
  • Review important updates to the standard in the 2017 revision

Sponsored Sessions for SAFETY 2018

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ASSE Members, join today for just $20!

  • Network via social media, conference calls and annual meetings
  • Connect with top industry professionals
  • Access digital technical publications
  • Request advisory committee guidance and advice
  • Review conference speaking proposals
  • Share or seek knowledge through mentoring services
  • Enhance your resume through volunteer opportunities
  • Publish your knowledge to earn recertification points

Sample Article

Implementing a Successful Global Driver Safety Program: The Pfizer Case
Globally, Pfizer operates more than 33,200 company cars and 3,500 motorcycles, for which a standardized worldwide fleet safety program has been developed.


Volunteer Advisory Committee
Administrator: Nancy Bendickson
Assistant Administrator: Remi Fleuette
Social Media Chair: Matt Cook
Content Coordinators: Daniel O'Connell and Matt Cook
Secretary: Stephanie G Pratt
Membership Chairs: Tracy Linhart / Annie Richardson
Awards & Honors Chair: OPEN
Nominations & Elections: OPEN
Professional Development Chair: Carl Heinlein
Government Affairs and Standards Chair: Charlie Halfen
Body of Knowledge Chair: Charlie Halfen
Technical Question Coordinator: Tommy Pollard
Distracted Driving Committee Chair: Eric Lowe

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ANSI/ASSE Z15.1-2012 Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations

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