December 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) will host its annual Specialized Transportation Symposium in Indianapolis between March 2-4, 2011 with more than 300 specialized carriers, state and federal government officials, research

Before the opening session on March 2, SC&RA's Truck Permit Policy Committee and Transportation Safety Education & Training Committee and Pilot Car Task Force will meet.

Anne S. Ferro, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been invited as opening speaker. The session will address the numerous pending FMCSA rulemakings and their anticipated direct and long-range impact on the entire transport industry.

Later in the Symposium, Bryan L. Price, an FMCSA Transportation Specialist, is scheduled to present factual and timely information on the agency's new Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA), including the Driver Safety Measurement System and the Pre-employment screening programme. The emphasis will be on compliance, safety and accountability in the 2011 transportation business arena.

Details of other educational sessions on the programme can be found in the events area of the SC&RA's