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Consultation, Training and Research


MCSA is a consortium of U.S. and Canadian truck and bus safety professionals servicing motor carriers and other organizations. MCSA provides the highest quality and best-informed support to motor carrier executives and managers in their efforts to ensure regulatory compliance and more significantly, to raise their safety and operations to levels far beyond compliance.  Our associates have more than 200 combined years of experience in industry, government and academia.

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Consultation, Training and Research


MCSA is a consortium of U.S. and Canadian truck and bus safety professionals servicing motor carriers and other organizations. MCSA provides the highest quality and best-informed support to motor carrier executives and managers in their efforts to ensure regulatory compliance and more significantly, to raise their safety and operations to levels far beyond compliance.  Our associates have more than 200 combined years of experience in industry, government and academia.

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— Motor Carrier Safety Associates
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How we may be of service


MCSA will work with you to assess your training and management support needs, and design a cost-effective program to meet those needs.  Time allocations and level-of-detail will be adjusted based on identified needs and priorities.  The instruction is presented in the context of industry-wide research findings and information specific to your safety problems and policies.  Trainee evaluations are structured to include objective tests of learning.  Our curriculum can be presented as “train-the-trainer,” for creating an in-house capability to sustain these expertise areas. 

How we may be of service


MCSA will work with you to assess your training and management support needs, and design a cost-effective program to meet those needs.  Time allocations and level-of-detail will be adjusted based on identified needs and priorities.  The instruction is presented in the context of industry-wide research findings and information specific to your safety problems and policies.  Trainee evaluations are structured to include objective tests of learning.  Our curriculum can be presented as “train-the-trainer,” for creating an in-house capability to sustain these expertise areas. 

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Team Associates


MCSA associates have more than 200 years combined experience in truck and bus safety.  Please meet the MCSA team below and check out each associate's resumes to see how our professional expertise may be of service to you.

Team Associates


MCSA associates have more than 200 years combined experience in truck and bus safety.  Please meet the MCSA team below and check out each associate's resumes to see how our professional expertise may be of service to you.


Dick Carr

 Richard W. Carr is an experienced transportation safety executive. This includes executive roles with Quality Carriers, one of North America’s largest bulk carriers and Pioneer Transportation, a west coast private fleet bulk carrier. He also managed the safety of a 10,000-vehicle construction fleet and was Managing Director of Transurance Risk Retention Group.   SEE RESUME   CALL  1-904-646-7925 

Richard W. Carr is an experienced transportation safety executive. This includes executive roles with Quality Carriers, one of North America’s largest bulk carriers and Pioneer Transportation, a west coast private fleet bulk carrier. He also managed the safety of a 10,000-vehicle construction fleet and was Managing Director of Transurance Risk Retention Group.

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CALL  1-904-646-7925 

ROBERT CLARK

 Robert M. Clarke is a commercial motor vehicle safety regulatory and technical policy consultant.  He is the former President of the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).  Prior to joining TMA, Mr. Clarke served for 31 years in safety-related research, regulatory, and policy formulation positions in the U.S. Department of Transportation.    SEE RESUME   CALL 1-202-746-9628

Robert M. Clarke is a commercial motor vehicle safety regulatory and technical policy consultant.  He is the former President of the Truck Manufacturers Association (TMA).  Prior to joining TMA, Mr. Clarke served for 31 years in safety-related research, regulatory, and policy formulation positions in the U.S. Department of Transportation. 

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CALL 1-202-746-9628

LEN Comtois

  Len Comtois  is the principal of HSSE Consulting Services and has over 30 years of trucking and transportation experience. He has held senior compliance positions with industry leaders in bulk transportation and waste management.  Areas of expertise include cargo tank standards, hazardous materials, carrier and workplace safety, border security and environmental compliance.   SEE RESUME   CALL 1-514-594-5174

Len Comtois is the principal of HSSE Consulting Services and has over 30 years of trucking and transportation experience. He has held senior compliance positions with industry leaders in bulk transportation and waste management.  Areas of expertise include cargo tank standards, hazardous materials, carrier and workplace safety, border security and environmental compliance.

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CALL 1-514-594-5174


Roger Clarke

 Roger Clarke has worked for 37 years in airline, trucking, and motor coach transport.  He served as a provincial safety official in Alberta for 32 of those years.  During his government career Mr. Clarke developed partnerships with the truck and bus industry including serving as Chair of the NAFMP from inception to completion.   SEE RESUME       CALL 1-403-318-1609

Roger Clarke has worked for 37 years in airline, trucking, and motor coach transport.  He served as a provincial safety official in Alberta for 32 of those years.  During his government career Mr. Clarke developed partnerships with the truck and bus industry including serving as Chair of the NAFMP from inception to completion.

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 CALL 1-403-318-1609

Barry Davy

 Barry Davy recently retired as Senior Vice President at Trimac Transportation.  He has more than 38 years in transportation management, including executive roles with Trimac, one of North America’s largest bulk highway carriers, and with CP Express & Transport, an international less-than-truckload carrier.  He has been responsible for line operations, staff management, marketing, and sales.   SEE RESUME          CALL 1-403-288-8490

Barry Davy recently retired as Senior Vice President at Trimac Transportation.  He has more than 38 years in transportation management, including executive roles with Trimac, one of North America’s largest bulk highway carriers, and with CP Express & Transport, an international less-than-truckload carrier.  He has been responsible for line operations, staff management, marketing, and sales.

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CALL 1-403-288-8490

Rodolfo Giacoman

 Rodolfo Giacoman is the Founder of Alertness.Pro which helps professionals improve their well-being, alertness and productivity. Over the last two decades, Rodolfo has helped government, non-profits and private organizations achieve better commercial driver safety through education, information technology, and compliance programs.   SEE RESUME          CALL 1-703-751-9344

Rodolfo Giacoman is the Founder of Alertness.Pro which helps professionals improve their well-being, alertness and productivity. Over the last two decades, Rodolfo has helped government, non-profits and private organizations achieve better commercial driver safety through education, information technology, and compliance programs.

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CALL 1-703-751-9344


Ron Knipling

 Ronald R. Knipling is President of Safety for the Long Haul Inc.  Dr. Knipling is the author of the first and only comprehensive textbook on large truck safety, entitled Safety for the Long Haul; Large Truck Crash Risk, Causation, & Prevention. He has held senior government, university, consulting, and training positions.   SEE RESUME          CALL 1-703-533-2895

Ronald R. Knipling is President of Safety for the Long Haul Inc.  Dr. Knipling is the author of the first and only comprehensive textbook on large truck safety, entitled Safety for the Long Haul; Large Truck Crash Risk, Causation, & Prevention. He has held senior government, university, consulting, and training positions.

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CALL 1-703-533-2895

Jen Kroeker-Hall

 Jennifer Kroeker-Hall has had a progressive career in justice and road safety in the public, private, and academic arenas. In establishing Sirius Strategic Solutions, she works both nationally and internationally on motor carrier issues. Jennifer is completing her PhD at the University of Victoria and is the Vice-President of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals.   SEE RESUME   CALL 1-250-881-8503

Jennifer Kroeker-Hall has had a progressive career in justice and road safety in the public, private, and academic arenas. In establishing Sirius Strategic Solutions, she works both nationally and internationally on motor carrier issues. Jennifer is completing her PhD at the University of Victoria and is the Vice-President of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals.

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CALL 1-250-881-8503

Rob Weston

 Rob Weston is the Principal of TransWest Consulting and has over 35 years of trucking and transportation experience. He has held senior management positions at the Trucking Safety Council of British Columbia, a BC-based trucking company, and the BC Trucking Association. Areas of expertise include regulation, policy, safety, logistics, human resources, training, and operations.   SEE RESUME   CALL 1-604-889-7439 

Rob Weston is the Principal of TransWest Consulting and has over 35 years of trucking and transportation experience. He has held senior management positions at the Trucking Safety Council of British Columbia, a BC-based trucking company, and the BC Trucking Association. Areas of expertise include regulation, policy, safety, logistics, human resources, training, and operations.

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CALL 1-604-889-7439 


in memoriam of Sean McAlister

 Sean A. McAlister was an internationally renowned expert and the CEO of Orca Road Safety Consultants Ltd.  One of the greatest minds of motor carrier safety in North America, Sean was one of the leading founders of Motor Carrier Safety Associates. While Sean has passed, his spirit, philosophy and zeal will always remain with all of us who had the privilege of working with him.    SEE RESUME    

Sean A. McAlister was an internationally renowned expert and the CEO of Orca Road Safety Consultants Ltd.  One of the greatest minds of motor carrier safety in North America, Sean was one of the leading founders of Motor Carrier Safety Associates. While Sean has passed, his spirit, philosophy and zeal will always remain with all of us who had the privilege of working with him. 

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