Small Business Truckers Set to Talk to House Committee on Regulatory Burdens

The House’s Small Business Committee will hold a hearing to assess the impact of federal regulations on small trucking companies and examine options to provide regulatory relief to the industry. The hearing will feature prepared statements from owner-operators and other small business truckers, as well as a question and answer session.

Testimonies will be heard from Monte Widerhold of B.L. Reever Transport on behalf of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association; Marty DiGiacomo, owner of True Blue Transportation, who’s testifying on behalf of the National Association of Small Trucking Companies; Stephen Pelkey, CEP of Atlas PyroVision Entertainment Group, who’s representing the American Pyrotechnics Association; and Tommy Philipou, a partner at DKN Ready Mix, as a proxy for the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association.

The session, named “Highway to Headache: Federal Regulations on the Small Trucking Industry,” will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. EST.