Located on the exhibition hall floor, Booth 213
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Micro-Seminar: Overcoming Barriers in Moving Oversize/Overweight Throughout North America
A former State DOT official shares all the insider tips for safely and efficiently obtaining and moving oversize permit loads throughout North America including: Positioning your company’s brand correctly with individual state/province permit officials, Coordinating Properly with law enforcement, utilities, pilots, etc. and reducing risk through emergency preparedness.
Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association
Steven Todd began his transportation career as a self-employed consultant specializing in funding and organizing municipal infrastructure and public transportation initiatives in the civil engineering and public transportation industry in Illinois. This led to a career with the Illinois Department of Transportation. Since his retirement from IDOT in 2012, Todd has been employed with Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association in Washington, D.C., where he advocates for safe, efficient and harmonized regulatory policies. He currently serves on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Route Working Group, the National Coalition on Truck Parking and the American Association of Highway Transportation Officials National Advisory Committee.
The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association is an international trade association of more than 1,300 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental. SC&RA is committed to advocate, educate and provide networking opportunities to support the industry in operating safely, legally and profitably around the world. SC&RA helps members run more efficient and safer businesses by monitoring and affecting pending legislation and regulatory policies at the state and national levels; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.