A publication of the Oregon Trucking Associations, Inc. 4005 SE Naef Rd., Portland, OR 97267 503.513.0005 • 888.293.0005 Fax: 503.513.0008 • www.ortrucking.org Jana Jarvis President/CEO firstname.lastname@example.org Christine Logue Vice President of Operations email@example.com Gregg Dal Ponte Director of Regulatory Compliance firstname.lastname@example.org Adam Williamson Director of Training & Development email@example.com Zobeida Harp Administrative & Permits Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Ligia Visan Director of Accounting email@example.com Christa Wendland Communications Consultant firstname.lastname@example.org Mark Gibson Government Relations Policy Advisor email@example.com For information about OTA events and to register online, visit www.ortrucking.org. Published for OTA by LLM Publications PO Box 25120, Portland, OR 97298-0120 503.445.2220 • 800.647.1511 • www.llmpubs.com President Stephen Bloss Design Hope Sudol Advertising Sales Ronnie Jacko For information about advertising in the Oregon Truck Dispatch, please contact Ronnie Jacko at 503.445.2234 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you, advertisers! Your support makes this publication possible. Please support them and tell them you saw them in the OTA Dispatch. 2 OTA Chair’s Message 3 OTA New Members 4 OTA President’s Message 5 Event Calendar 6 Trucking’s Strengths 11 OTA Annual Permits 18 OTA Council Updates Issue 3 2022 CONTENTS Stay Connected With Us @OTAOregon Oregon Trucking Associations @ORTrucking @ORTrucking.org Regulatory Compliance 8 Membership in OTA Provides Opportunity to Address the Challenge of Change Events 12 71st Annual OTA Convention & Exhibition 16 A Hole-in-One—2022 Bob Russell Golf TruckPAC Tournament 20 OTA Celebrates Drivers With a Free Lunch During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Featured 22 The Country’s Most Generous Paid Leave is Coming to Oregon: Are You Prepared? 24 OTA Carrier Member, Evan Oneto Safety 28 Safety—What Is Our Motivation? 30 Are Your Drivers Prepared For a Crash Investigation?