TTMA engineers tackle key issues

June 2011
Trailer / Body Builders;Jun2011, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses the highlights of the meeting held by the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) engineering committee during the TTMA convention in Palm Springs, California on April 7, 2011. TTMA engineering manager Michael Daubert says TTMA has been working with its Mexican counterpart to educate members on the new NOM-035 regulation. He mentioned the response of the association to proposed rulemakings from the Department of Transportation (DOT) about fuel efficiency, green house gas emissions and fall protection.


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