Washington Trucking Associations

Message from Washington Trucking Associations' President Tom Walrath, Jr.

WTA President, Tom Walrath, Jr.

I am extremely proud to be serving as President of the Washington Trucking Associations.  Let me first say it is an honor and a privilege to lead such a diverse organization.  With seven individual conferences representing all modes of truck transportation and our supportive allied members and close to 800 committed members strong, I embrace the opportunity to be your vocal leader and doing my part to represent the interests of trucking in every arena, and working on behalf of our industry that delivers life's essential goods each and every day.


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  • March 2017 Movers Alert

    • Date: 3/23/2017

    WTA Movers Conference members can login and view the latest movers alert here.

  • L&I Acronyms for Dummies (and Smarties)

    • Date: 3/14/2017

    Companies that manage their L&I claims often come across acronyms that often make it hard to understand what's going on in a claim. Even as the Group Retro Administrator, I've adopted the acronym way of life and am guilty of using them when communicating (in writing and verbally) with our members. So, I've compiled a list of acronyms in hopes that you, too, could learn to speak the L&I language. 

  • FMCSA Releases Updated Guidance on ELDs

    • Date: 3/6/2017

    On February 15, FMCSA issued additional guidance on the electronic logging device mandate regarding the use of automatic on-board recording devices and non-compliant ELDs. 

  • Congratulations!

    • Date: 2/21/2017

    There are many things that keep trucking companies rolling, and if you ask people what the most important thing is, you will likely get many different answers. Customers. Drivers. Freight.  However, there is one thing that can make or break a company. Safety. Without the safe transport of goods and healthy drivers, the only thing working is the parking brakes. 

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