Director of Safety and Policy
David Heller is the Director of Safety and Policy for the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and is responsible for communicating and interpreting all industry related regulations, safety, legislative and otherwise, to the membership of TCA. He has appeared as a regular on the Dave Nemo show to explain TCA’s position on several key legislative issues and even authors a monthly column for FleetOwner, a national publication pertaining to the trucking industry.
Prior to his tenure at TCA, David spent six years with the American Trucking Associations, in the trucking safety arena, and focused on programs such as the National Truck Driving Championships and the establishment of safe driving programs for motor carrier members.
While employed with ATA, David earned his certification from the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI) as a Certified Director of Safety (CDS). David also serves as the Director for the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI). He is currently an active member of the ATA Safety and Loss Prevention Management Council and involved in several committees and working groups within the Council.