Horvath Appointed As New Director of Safety Policy at ATA

by Jake Tully - Published: 4/04/2018

Earlier today, the American Trucking Associations announced that it has hired Dan Horvath as the new director of safety policy.

A graduate of the 2017 LEAD ATA program, Horvath joins the association following more than 5 years as the director of compliance and safety at TransForce Inc.

Horvath reports that his background in vehicle safety will prove beneficial to him in his new position and that working alongside the ATA will create a synergy that ultimately promotes a great deal of safety.

"I've spent my professional career working in commercial vehicle and highway safety, so I'm excited to bring that experience to ATA to help this industry and our members improve upon trucking's already impressive safety record," said Horvath. "ATA has always been a strong voice for safety and I'm delighted that I now get to be a part of that."

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ATA President and CEO Chris Spear reports that appointing Horvath as the new director of safety policy will allow the organization to use his experience in safety in order to promote a greater consciousness of safe driving on the roads.

"ATA is a safety-first organization, and having Dan on board will allow us to maintain our position as the leading voice advocating for the safety of the trucking industry," said Spear. "Dan has a wealth of experience with highway safety issues and we are happy that he is part of the ATA team."

The ATA reports that previous to his position at TransForce, Horvath served as an auditor for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as well as seeing involvement at Mlaker Transportation’s safety department.