Presentation Title

Commercial Vehicle Cargo Securement

About the Presentation

This presentation will cover the proper methods to secure cargo and equipment on Commercial Motor Vehicles. Participants will be instructed in current regulatory requirements of both the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Kevin N. Stewart, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association
Presenter Biography

Mr. Kevin Stewart is the President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association and has served in that capacity since July of 2016. He previously served as the association’s Director of Safety since 2013. Prior to joining the staff at PMTA Mr. Stewart was involved in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Program for 33 years.  He began his career with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) in 1980 as a roadside enforcement officer and progressed through the ranks to a regional manager position where he oversaw the operation of 10 of the Commonwealth’s 28 Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Teams and the division’s administrative staff. He was an Associate Staff Instructor for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and was responsible for Pennsylvania’s Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) for municipal police officers which, numbered over 200 officers representing approximately 180 different departments.

In 2005, PennDOT’s motor carrier enforcement operation was transferred to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Bureau of Patrol, Commercial Vehicle Safety Division where he served as the division Program Administrator until his retirement in 2013.  In addition to many other duties, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Division was responsible for the statewide programmatic oversight of the Commonwealth’s size and weight enforcement, commercial vehicle inspection program, and education & outreach for industry and the law enforcement community.