TCA Applauds the Confirmation of FMCSA Administrator Robin Hutcheson



Yesterday, Robin Hutcheson, President Biden’s nominee for Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was unanimously confirmed to head the agency that regulates both the truck and bus industry. TCA President, Jim Ward, hails the confirmation as a tremendous step for the industry in confirming Hutcheson’s nomination.

“Speaking on behalf of the association, I am pleased to see this confirmation come to fruition,” Ward said. “In the short time that she has been there, the Administrator has demonstrated a passion for safety improvement and a willingness to engage with the industry. We are looking forward to working with her on truckload related safety measures in the future.”

The confirmation comes on the heels of TCA’s Call on Washington program, in which association leadership had the pleasure of meeting with the now Administrator and her staff. TCA Chairman John Elliott, CEO of Load One, LLC based in Taylor, Michigan commented, “We had the pleasure of meeting with Administrator Hutcheson in Washington, D.C. at Department of Transportation headquarters and were thrilled with the positive working partnership that is certain to continue under her leadership. I am confident that the industry, in collaboration with Robin and her staff, will work together towards making interstate travel a safer environment for everyone on the road.”