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For Immediate Release
July 12, 2005

For Information Contact:
Gary Petty, NPTC

NPTC Announces 3rd Annual National Safety Conference

Alexandria, VA – The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) will hold its third annual National Safety Conference September 15-16, 2005 at the Hyatt Hotel at Dulles International Airport just outside of Washington, D.C.

âPrivate fleets have a well earned reputation for unsurpassed safety excellence,â said Gary Petty, President and CEO of NPTC. âPrograms such as the National Safety Conference, in which leaders from throughout the industry share their insights, best practices, and winning strategies, are one of the reasons why.â

This highly acclaimed conference features a unique format of presentations, discussions with key government representatives, expert panels and problem solving workshops – all designed to provide attendees with insights into implementing strategic safety programs and lowering their cost of risk.

The program, which also features a tabletop exhibit and numerous networking opportunities, will focus on the following topics:

  • Behavioral Safety – Applied to Professional Drivers.
  • Ergonomics – At the Crossroads. Improvements at Schneider National.
  • Technology Review – Forward-Looking Radar, Lane Departure, Roll Stability.
  • Regulatory Updates – Including the Latest on Hours of Service
  • Solving the Driver Shortage – Creative Approaches
  • The Impact of Safety on Your Bottom Line – The Harley Davidson Story

    For more information about the National Safety Conference, visit NPTCâs website at, or contact Bob Inderbitzen, CTP at or (423) 884-3770.

    About NPTC
    Founded in 1939, the National Private Truck Council is the only national trade association exclusively representing the interests of the private truck industry and corporate/business private truck fleet management. NPTC is the premier marketplace of information, networking and skill building for private fleet professionals as it leads in shaping the future of corporate transportation.

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