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PMTA Announces John Rigney as Director of Safety

PMTA Announces John Rigney as Director of Safety


CAMP HILL, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association is pleased to announce the addition of John Rigney to the staff as Director of Safety.

Rigney comes to PMTA with more than 35 years of experience in transportation safety including 25 years with the Pennsylvania State Police which included heavy involvement with Motor Carrier Safety. After transitioning to the private sector in 2011, Rigney received his Certified Safety Supervisor accreditation and is a NATMI Certified Driver Trainer.

After graduating from the PA State Police Academy in 1984, Rigney filled multiple roles with the PSP in his career there including a Patrol Trooper, Motor Carrier Inspector, Staff Services Section Supervisor, Physical Readiness Coordinator and a Troop Motor Carrier Safety Unit (MCSAP) Coordinator.

“John has a lot of great experience in motor carrier safety here in Pennsylvania and will be a tremendous asset for our members,” Interim President Joe Butzer said. “His professionalism and expertise will help our members stay well informed and safe on the roadways. I am looking forward to working with John and am excited about what he brings to PMTA.”

Since he retired from the PSP, he has worked as a CSA Analyst for Keen Transport. Inc, and a Compliance, Safety and Asset Protection Manager for Walmart. Through his involvement with those PMTA member companies, Rigney has worked as a volunteer at the PMTA Truck Driving Championships.

Rigney, a graduate of Penn State University, will begin working with PMTA on Monday, August 17, 2020.

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